Prettiest Little Girl in the County-O
DESCRIPTION: "Prettiest little girl in the county-o, Papa and mama both said so. All dressed up in calico, I'm gonna take her to the party-o. "I can get her if I want her."
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (recording, Gid Tanner, according to Rosenbaum)
KEYWORDS: courting clothes beauty
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Rosenbaum, p. 111, "Prettiest Little Girl in the County" (1 tune with a few lyrics quoted in the notes)
Morris, #136, "Prettiest Little Gal in the County, O" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers, "Prettiest Little Girl in the County" (Columbia 15315-D)
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