Way Over in the Blooming Garden

DESCRIPTION: Playparty/courting game. "Sweet peas and roses, Strawberries on the vine Way over in the blooming garden Where sweet lilies grow." "Choose you a partner and choose him to your side." "Hug him neatly and kiss him so sweetly."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934
KEYWORDS: courting playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 293-294, "Way Over in the Blooming Garden" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15583
File: LxA294

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