Jingle at the Window (Tideo)

DESCRIPTION: Playparty. "Jingle at the window, (tideo/dideo)....' "Pass one window, tideo...." Pass two windows, tideo...." "You swing heads... I swing feet... Ain't dat nice... walkin' on de ice."
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
REFERENCES (9 citations):
Wolford-ThePlayPartyInIndiana, pp. 96-97=Wolford/Richmond/Tillson-PlayPartyInIndiana, pp. 197-198, "Tideo" (1 text, 1 tune)
McIntosh-FolkSongsAndSingingGamesofIllinoisOzarks, p. 66, "Ti-De-O" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph 525, "Jingle at the Window" (1 text, 1 tune)
Owens-TexasFolkSongs-2ed, p. 160, "Tideo" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FolkSongsOfNorthAmerica 208, "Tideo" (1 text, 1 tune)
Scarborough-OnTheTrailOfNegroFolkSongs, pp. 115-116, "Dance Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cambiaire-EastTennesseeWestVirginiaMountainBallads, p. 134, "Tideo" (1 text, with two verses of "Tideo" and one probably from "Go In and Out the Window")
Skean-CircleLeft-FolkPlayOfKentuckyMountains, pp. 38-39, "Die-Lee-O" (1 text, 1 tune)
Spurgeon-WaltzTheHall-AmericanPlayParty, p. 118, "Jingle at the Window" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #3597
cf. "Jumbo" (lyrics)
NOTES [42 words]: For the possible relationship of this to "Sugar in My Coffee," see the notes to that song.
Scarborough's version of this has stanzas twice as long (eight lines) as Randolph's, but presumably this is just the usual story of half the tune being lost. - RBW
Last updated in version 5.0
File: R525

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