Wandering Dollar, The

DESCRIPTION: Game in which a coin is passed hand to hand while one player has to guess where it is. "Dollar, dollar, how you wander, From the one unto the other, Is it fair, is it fair, TO leave [Miss Anna] so long without a chair?"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell-GamesAndSongsOfAmericanChildren)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad money
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Newell-GamesAndSongsOfAmericanChildren, #99, "The Wandering Dollar" (1 short text)
Skean-CircleLeft-FolkPlayOfKentuckyMountains, p. 10, "Dollar, Dollar" (1 text, 1 tune)

File: Newe099

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