It's a Cold Frosty Morning
DESCRIPTION: On a cold frosty morning a farmer, drinking cider, complains that he lost his lover: "where shall I find her?" "She's standing by your side," looking like a bride. He should hug and kiss her and call her his own. "Then she'll marry you"
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage farming drink nonballad playparty
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 19, pp. 102-103, "It's Cold Frosty Mornin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The Parrish text shares the "cold frosty morning" with a number of courting and action game songs. See, for example, "Round About the Punch Bowl," "A Young Lady Sat Down to Sleep," "Jingo Ring," "Three Dukes," "On a Cold Frosty Morning," and "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush." - BS
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