Lord Got Tomatoes

DESCRIPTION: Adam and Eve's clothes were fig leaves; in autumn bashful Adam turned to the wall when "those leaves would certainly fall" Mary had a cat that swallowed yarn; her kits "all had sweaters on" Mary slept with a sheep; it was a ram; she had a little lamb
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Blind Blake Higgs: see WIHIGGS01)
KEYWORDS: clothes bawdy Bible humorous nonballad animal sheep
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
RECORDINGS:
Blind Blake Higgs, "Lord Got Tomatoes" (on WIHIGGS01)
NOTES: The chorus is inconsequential: "Father didn't raise no cotton no corn/ Very few potatoes/ String beans and lima beans/ But lord got tomatoes" - BS
Which I've heard sung with "Whoa Back, Buck," but I don't know if that arose naturally. - RBW
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