Ducks in the Millpond

DESCRIPTION: "Ducks in the millpond, A-geese in the ocean, A-hug them pretty girls If I take a notion." Chorus: "Lord, Lord, gonna get on a rinktum" (x2). More verses about ducks in the millpond and other animals, many of which float
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (recording, Fields Ward)
KEYWORDS: bird nonballad courting floatingverses animal horse
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax/Lomax-OurSingingCountry, pp. 59-60, "Ducks in the Millpond" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11307
NOTES [37 words]: The notes to Lomax/Lomax-OurSingingCountry says that this is related to Old Dan Tucker. The verses also float into "Take a Whiff On Me," "Bile Them Cabbage Down," "Lynchburg Town," "Old Joe Clark," and probably others. - RBW
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File: LoSi059

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