I'm a Little Dutch Girl

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a little Dutch girl, from over the sea." "I'm a little Dutch boy, from over the sea." "I hate you." "Why?" "You stole my necklace." "Here is." "We're getting married ... having babies ... getting older ... in our coffins ... up in heaven ... angels"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Opie/Opie-TheSingingGame)
KEYWORDS: courting wedding childbirth death playparty
FOUND IN: Australia Britain(England(Lond,South),Scotland(Hebr),Wales) Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Opie/Opie-TheSingingGame 72, "I'm a Little Dutch Girl" (3 texts)
Carey-MarylandFolkloreAndFolklife, p. 78, "(no title)" (1 text)

Roud #13205
cf. "O du lieber Augustin" (tune, per Opie/Opie-TheSingingGame) [indexed under "Did You Ever See a Lassie?"]
cf. "Poor Jenny Is a-Weeping" (tune, per Opie/Opie-TheSingingGame)
cf. "I Am a Girl Guide" (lyrics of some versions)
File: OpGa072

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