DESCRIPTION: "Birdie, birdie, in the tree, See them, Mama, vun, two, three, See they spread their little wings, Oh, what darling pretty things. Snow white darlings look around, See your breakfast on the ground." They do not move, for "Papa made them out of snow."
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (SFQ IV, according to Morris)
KEYWORDS: bird father mother
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morris, #227, "Birdie, Birdie" (1 text)
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.