Sugar and Tea

DESCRIPTION: "Lead her up to sugar and tea, Lead her up to candy. You swing 'round that sugar and tea While I swing 'round that dandy." "Hi oh that sugar and tea, Hi oh that candy, You swing 'round that sugar and tea While I swing 'round that dandy."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Talley)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 71-72, "You Turn for Sugar an' Tea" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph 531, "Sugar and Tea" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST R531 (Partial)
Roud #7643
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Dog in the Wood" (lyrics)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Sugar Loaf Tea
He Loves Sugar and Tea
NOTES: This shares a chorus with the song I've indexed as "Dog in the Wood," but the verses are so distinct (that is a hunting song, this a courting song) that I've tentatively split them. - RBW
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File: R531

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