Up the Street, Down the Street
DESCRIPTION: Described as a "Rhyme for a Race": "Up the street, down the street, Here's the way we go, Forty horses standing in a row; [Name] on the white one, [Name] on the black, Riding to (Harrisburg) (five) miles away."
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty racing horse nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #72, "Rhymes for a Race" (1 text plus an unrelated piece)
cf. "Up the Streets and Down the Streets" (lyrics)
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