O, Pretty Girls, Won't You List and Come

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, pretty girls, won't you list and come (x3), And follow the music of the fife and drum?" "The drum shall beat and the fife shall play (x3), And merrily on we'll march away." "Over the hill and a great way off (x3), O Don't you hear that Indian cough?"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: music soldier Indians(Am.)
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, p. 302, "O, Pretty Girls, Won't You List and Come" (1 text)
Roud #4216
RECORDINGS:
Pearl Jacobs Borusky, "O, Pretty Girls, Won't You List and Come" (AFS 4176 B1, 1941)
File: Pet302

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