D'r Guckgu (The Cuckoo)

DESCRIPTION: German. "Dr Guckgu i ein braver Mann, D'r vazzeh Weiwer annehre kann. Guckgu, Guckerdigu." The cuckoo is an able man Who maintains 14 wives." "The first wife carries wood into the house, the second builds a fire with it," and so forth through all 14.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: bird husband work drink home
FOUND IN: US(MA) Germany
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 100-101, "D'r Guckgu (The Cuckoo)" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: KPL100

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