Brother Alligator Come Out Tonight
DESCRIPTION: Brother alligator come out tonight, "te-la lallah bam." Plenty of guinea hen here tonight, "te-la lallah bam." Plenty of pigeons here tonight, "te-la lallah bam."
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: nonballad animal bird
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish, p. 119, ("Bu' alligator, alligator come out tonight") (1 text)
NOTES [34 words]: The current description is based on the Parrish text. I don't know what's happening in this song. If "te-la lallah bam" is the sound of shooting, then alligator, guinea hen, and pigeon are on the menu. - BS
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