Churn, Churn, Make Some Butter
DESCRIPTION: "Churn, churn, make some butter For my little girlie's supper." Lyrics, some borrowed, about making butter, cleaning house, courting, a lizard stealing a snake's hoecake....
AUTHOR: unknown (Ritchie family)
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Ritchie)
KEYWORDS: food work children animal nonballad nonsense
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ritchie-SingFam, pp. 23-24, "Churn, Churn, Make Some Butter" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Come, Butter, Come" (theme)
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