It's Raining, It's Pouring

DESCRIPTION: "It's raining, it's pouring, The old man is snoring. (He) bumped his head and he went to bed And he couldn't get up in the morning."
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 227, "It's Raining, It's Pouring" (1 text)
Dolby, p. 166, "It's Raining, It's Pouring" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Peter and Iona Opie, _I Saw Esau: Traditional Rhymes of Youth_, #6, "(It's Raining, It's Pouring)" (1 text)

Roud #16814
It's raining it's pouring, the old man's snoring, Thunder and lightning stop life being boring (GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 291)
NOTES [22 words]: Another of those things I learned too far back to remember and without really wanting to learn. Makes it a folk song in my book. - RBW
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File: PHCF227b

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