Closet Key, The
DESCRIPTION: "I done lost de closet key, In dem ladies' garden, I done lost de closet key In dem ladies' garden." "Help me find de closet key...." "I done found de closet key...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-OnTheTrailOfNegroFolkSongs, p. 139, "The Closet Key" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Do, Do, Pity My Case" (lyrics) and references there
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