Tylus and Talus

DESCRIPTION: "Tylus and talus and rippity-ting, All the girls gather and all the boys sing, Choose you the nearest one, Choose you the dearest one, All join together to make a big ring." Verses begin "Tylus and talus" and encourage the couples
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: playparty courting
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 542, "Tylus and Talus" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7655
File: R542

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