Ach, Du Lieber Augustine

DESCRIPTION: German. "Ach, du lieber Augustine, Augustine, Augustine, Ach, du lieber Augustine, alles ist hin." "Geld ist weg, Madl ist weg, alles weg, alles wed, Ach du lieber Augustine alles ist hin!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Shay-Barroom)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage nonballad love
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Shay-Barroom, p. 17, "Ach, Du Lieber Augustine" (1 short text)
Fuld-WFM, pp. 399-400, "O Du Lieber Augustin -- (Polly Put the Kettle On -- Did You Ever See a Lassie)"

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Did You Ever See a Lassie?" (tune) and references there
NOTES: This is believed to be the earliest text for the tune best known in English as "Did You Ever See a Lassie?" It isn't common in English-speaking countries, but it seems to be known in a few places. - RBW
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File: SBar017

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