Brown Jug, The (Bounce Around)
DESCRIPTION: "I (took/sent) my brown jug down to town (x3) So early in the morning (or "Tra de al de ay," etc.)." "It came back with a bounce around (or "all flounced around")...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 534, The Brown Jug (2 texts, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 387, "I Sent My Brown Jug Downtown" (1 text, with some verses apparently from "Coffee Grows (Four in the Middle)")
Pete Seeger, "Play Party" (on PeteSeeger07, PeteSeeger07b) (on PeteSeeger22)
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