As I Came Over Yonder's Hill (Turkey Song)
DESCRIPTION: "As I came over yonders hill, I spied an awful turkey, He flapped his wings and he spread his tail, And his feet looked awfully dirty, La la la, la la la...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (collected from Pearl Jacobs Borusky)
KEYWORDS: lullaby bird
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: James P. Leary, Compiler and Annotator, _Wisconsin Folklore_ University of Wisconsin Press, 2009, article "Kentucky Folksong in Northern Wisconsin" by Asher E. Treat, p. 248, "As I Came Over Yonder's Hill" (1 short text, 1 tune, sung by Pearl Jacobs Borusky)
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