Over the Garden Wall

DESCRIPTION: The young couple court "over the garden wall": "Over the garden wall, The sweetest girl of all, I'll never forget those eyes of jet, You may bet I'll never forget, Over the garden wall."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1937 (recording, Carter Family)
KEYWORDS: courting
FOUND IN: US(MW,SE,So) Britain(England)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 867, "Over the Garden Wall" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 714, "Over the Garden Wall" (1 short text, 1 tune)

Roud #3765
Carter Family, "Over the Garden Wall" (Montgomery Ward M-7354. c. 1937)
NOTES: A piece by this name was published by G. Fox-Hunter in 1879. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: R867

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