Thirty Days Hath September
DESCRIPTION: "Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, And that has twenty-eight days clear, And twenty-nine in every leap year."
EARLIEST DATE: 1849 (Halliwell); according to the Opies, a form was in the Stevins MS of c. 1555 and Grafton's _Abridgment of the Chronicles of England_ of 1570
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 469, "Thirty Days Hath September" (1 text plus various related texts)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #328, p. 180, "(Thirty Days Hath September)"
Dolby, p. 50, "Thirty Days Hath September" (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 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.