When the Circus Comes to Town

DESCRIPTION: "Cy Perkins was the village scamp of Jayville-on-the-PIke," always telling jokes. In the summer, Perkins devotes his talents to promoting the circus, listing all the things he wants to see and do wirh his gal Samantha Brown
AUTHOR: Words: James O'Dea / Music: Robert Adams
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, pp. 276-277, "When the Circus Comes to Town" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Peters includes three songs from the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He does not offer a reason for including them in a book of folk songs; all are composed and give no evidence of having existed in tradition. - RBW
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File: Pet276

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