I Had the Scarlet Fever
DESCRIPTION: "I had the scarlet fever, I had it very bad." The singer is taken to the hospital and wants to be taken home. Doctor Glannister slides down the bannister and rips his pants, or Doctor Brown asks silly questions all around.
EARLIEST DATE: 1975 (Opie-Game)
KEYWORDS: playparty doctor
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game 138, "I Had the Scarlet Fever" (3 texts)
cf. "I Am a Pretty Little Dutch Girl" (tune, per Opie-Game)
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