Roll the Tater (Rolly Rolly)

DESCRIPTION: "Don't you think he's a nice young man? Don't you think he's clever? Don't you think that him and me Would make a match forever? Rolly roll, rolly roll, Rolly roll the 'tater." The singer likes music/dancing so much that she wants to join the Shaker band
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (JAFL 28)
KEYWORDS: courting dancing food
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 582, "Roll the 'Tater" (1 text)
Roud #7670
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Weevily Wheat" (floating lyrics, meter)
NOTES: Randolph believes this song completely unconnected to "Weevily Wheat." But my immediate reaction on reading the piece was to think of that song. No wonder ballad indexing is so hard! - RBW
File: R582

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