She Wears Red Feathers
DESCRIPTION: "She wears red feathers and a hooley hooley skirt ... lives on fresh coconuts and fish ... love in her heart for me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Opie-Game)
KEYWORDS: clothes derivative playparty
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North,West),Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game 124, "She Wears Red Feathers" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Opie-Game: "The origin of even the most modern-sounding singing game can rarely be discovered to enable one to see the changes wrought by oral tradition. 'She Wears Red Feathers' was written and composed by Bob Merrill in 1952 (copyright Oxford Music Corporation, New York), but as the chorus possesses all the qualifications for a successful children's dance-song, and as the song has been heard frequently on the radio and published in song albums, changes over the past thirty years have been few." (you can find the lyrics to the Guy Mitchell March 1953 hit at -- for example -- "Gary and Mary's U.K. No 1 Lyrics Site"). - BS
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