Sweet Kitty Clover

DESCRIPTION: "Sweet Kitty Clover, she bothered me so, Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh!... Her face was round and red and fat, Like a pulpit cushion or redder than that." "Sweet Kitty in person is rather low... She's three feet tall." "If Kitty to kirk with me would go..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1837 (The _Vocal Companion_)
KEYWORDS: courting humorous
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Scott-EnglishSB, pp. 60-61, "Sweet Kitty Clover" (1 text, 1 tune)
Linscott, pp. 286-288, "Sweet Kitty Clover" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: (no author listed), "The Vocal Companion_, second edition, D'Almaine and Co., 1937 (available from Google Books), pp. 154-155, "Sweet Kitty Clover" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Lins286 (Full)
Roud #3743
NOTES [36 words]: The Vocal Companion credits this to "Kean," but it is not certain whether "[Edmund] Kean" wrote words and music, or just music, or whether he was the arranger. The book tends to list only composers, not lyricists. - RBW
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