Lead Her Up and Down (Rosa Becky Diner, Old Betsy Lina)

DESCRIPTION: "Lead her up and down, Rosa Betsy Lina (x3) And I want you to be my darling." "Wheel and turn the old brass lantern..." "Swing corners all, Rosa Betsy Lina..." "All promenade...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Texas Folklore Society)
KEYWORDS: playparty dancing
FOUND IN: US(Ap,So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 552, "Lead Her Up and Down" (2 texts plus a fragment, 3 tunes)
Roud #7679
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Rosa Betsy Lina
Rosa-becka-lina
Betsy Larkin (?)
File: R552

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