DESCRIPTION: "One day while walking down the street A fine young man I chanced to meet... And as he walked he swung his cane And our subject was just anything." The singer explains that she was asked to sing a song, and when she asked which, she was told "Anything"
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: courting music humorous
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 449, "Anything" (1 text)
NOTES: The lyrics of this sound very much like a parlor song, but no one seems to have recovered the original. The other possibility, of course, is that it is a chastened version of "Anything (II)." - RBW
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