Sukey Sudds

DESCRIPTION: "Sukey Sudds was a-standing in front of her tubs, A-washing her clothes so nice.... Sukey Sudds picked up her three-legged stool And she throwed it right into the fire, fire, fire, And she throwed it right into the fire."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: clothes
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 438, "Sukey Sudds" (1 text)
Roud #7608
NOTES: Is this a parody of "Lord Lovel [Child 75]"? There is a parody of the latter which begins "Old Sukey she stood at the college gate, A-scratching her milk-white ear." It doesn't match this song, but they appear to be based on the same name and tunes. - RBW
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File: R438

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