Mary Was a Red Bird

DESCRIPTION: Lullabye. "Mary wore her red dress, red dress, red dress, Mary wore her red dress, All day long." "Mary wore her red ha." "Mary wore her red shoes." Additional verses ask where she got her shoes, groceries, etc. Song concludes, "Mary was a red bird...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Lomax-Singing)
KEYWORDS: lullaby bird clothes commerce
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 98-99, "Mary Was a Red Bird" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11588
Mary Wore Her Red Dress
File: LoSi098

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