Old Lady Come from Booster

DESCRIPTION: "Old lady came from Booster, She had two hens and a rooster, The rooster died, toe old lady cried, She couldn't get eggs like she used to." "Ranky tanky, button my shoe." "Pain in my head, ranky tanky; Pain in my shoulder... Pain all over me, ranky tanky"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1966 (Carawan/Carawan)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad chickens
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Carawan/Carawan, p. 113, "Old Lady Come from Booster" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: _Sing Out_ magazine, Volume 22, #2 (1973), p, 27, "Old Lady Come from Booster" (1 text, 1 tune, the Johns Island version)

RECORDINGS:
Mabel Hillery, Janie Hunter and her grandchildren, "Old Lady Come from Booster" (on JohnsIsland1)
Janie Hunter, Mary Pinckney, and their children, "Old Lady Come from Booster" (on BeenStorm1)

File: SOv22v2b

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