What the Old Hen Said

DESCRIPTION: Singer hears an old hen, looking over her brood of chicks, exclaim that she loves them just as a cat loves its kittens, or a ewe its lamb. She calls them to her; they nestle in their "feather bed"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Flanders/Brown)
KEYWORDS: pride love lullaby animal chickens
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Flanders/Brown, pp. 185-186, "What the Old Hen Said" (1 text)
ST RcWTOHS (Partial)
Roud #5451
RECORDINGS:
Margaret MacArthur, "What the Old Hen Said" (on MMacArthur01)
NOTES: A very small narrative, but a narrative nonetheless. - PJS
File: RcWTOHS

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