Wakes in the Morning
DESCRIPTION: "Mommy wakes in the morning, Mommy wakes in the pukkah, Hee-ho, coffee cannot please her." Similarly, "Johnny wakes in the morning," etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (recorded from Edith Perrin)
KEYWORDS: nonballad mother food
FOUND IN: West Indies
Edith Perrin, "Wakes in the Morning" [excerpt?] (on USWarnerColl01)
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