Lazy Mary (She Won't Get Up)

DESCRIPTION: The mother calls the girl, but she "won't get up, she won't get up, she won't get up today." The mother makes various offers to entice the girl; she refuses each one. Finally a young man is offered, and the girl rises.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: dialog humorous mother family courting
FOUND IN: US(MW,NE,SE,So)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Randolph 396, "She Won't Get Up" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV, p. 509, "Lzy Mary" (1 short text, 1 tune)
LPound-ABS, 110, pp. 225-226, "What Will You Give Me If I Get Up?" (1 text)
Linscott, pp. 31-33, "Lazy Mary" (1 text, 1 tune)
Opie-Game 62, "Lazy Mary" (2 texts)
Newell, #32, "Lady Mary" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST R396 (Full)
Roud #6561
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Whistle, Daughter, Whistle" (theme)
cf. "Gathering Nuts in May" (tune, per Opie-Game)
File: R396

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