Irish Trot

DESCRIPTION: ""Hands all round in the Irish trot (x3), A long time ago." "Promenade in the Irish trot." "Rights and lefts in the Irish trot." "Trot, trot, trot, that pretty little trot." "Had an old Negro and his name was Sam." (In one text, Sam steals a ham.)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Morris)
KEYWORDS: playparty dancing food theft
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morris, #123, "Irish Trot" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5036
File: Morr123

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