Somebody Stole My Henhouse Key

DESCRIPTION: Alternate lines are a chorus: "No man can get out of here." The game leader sings "I lost my mother's henhouse key." "I betcha ten dollars I can get out of here." "Dog fleas will bite me." "Mama calling for peas and rice."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (USSeaIsland01)
KEYWORDS: nonballad playparty
FOUND IN: US(SE)
RECORDINGS:
Moving Star Hall Singers, "Somebody Stole My Henhouse Key" (on USSeaIsland01)
NOTES: The current description is based on the USSeaIsland01 text.
The USSeaIsland01 liner notes have this as a children's song. The "leader" changes as the game proceeds. - BS
Last updated in version 4.0
File: RcSSMHKe

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