McDonald's (Is Your Kind of Place)
DESCRIPTION: "McDonalds is your kind of place, Hamburgers in your face, (French fries) up your nose, (Catsup) between your toes. The last time I was there, They stole my underwear, McDonalds (is the place for me/is your kind of place)."
EARLIEST DATE: 1984
KEYWORDS: nonballad parody humorous
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 38, "McDonald's" (1 text, tune referenced)
NOTES [57 words]: I make the assumption that, if I learned a kids's song from a source other than my parents or school, it qualifies as a folk song. This seems to fit that bill.
The Pankakes claim that the tune of this is "Down by the Riverside." Not in the version I know! There is similarity, but they are definitely not the same. But I may not be typical. - RBW
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