Rat Coon, Rat Coon
DESCRIPTION: "Rat coon, rat coon, can you-all dance? No Why? Cause my tail's too short. Putty addy bum-bum bum-bum bum-bum. Putty addy bum-bum bum-bum bum.
EARLIEST DATE: 1914
KEYWORDS: animal nonsense
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 265, "Rat Coon, Rat Coon" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Raccoon" (theme)
NOTES [34 words]: This could, from its text, be a fragment of "Raccoon" (or almost anything else). But the metrical pattern is different, so -- given that Randolph offers only one verse -- I classify the two as separate. - RBW
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