DESCRIPTION: "Laws-a-massey, what have you done? You've married the old man instead of his son! His legs are all crooked and wrong put on, They're all laughing at your old man. Now you're married you must obey... Kiss him twice and hug him too."
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sandburg)
KEYWORDS: marriage nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sandburg, pp. 134-135, "Negro Reel" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: This is probably an odd version of "Sally Walker," but as it might be derived from "Oats and Beans" instead, I give it its own category. - RBW
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