Have You Heard Geography Sung?
DESCRIPTION: "Oh, have you heard Geography sung? For if you've not 'tis on my tongue. Oceans and seas and gulfs and these All covered over with little green islands."
EARLIEST DATE: 1880 (copied by Agnes E. E. Kemmerer; see NOTES)
FOUND IN: US(MA,SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-SongCatcher, p. 75, (no title) (1 fragment)
ST ScaSC075 (Full)
NOTES: The tiny fragment in Scarborough seems to be the only surviving traditional version of an actual nineteenth century school song. Timothy Warke in 2014 sent me a scan of a version copied out by Agnes E E Kemmerer of Limeport, Pennsylvania (between Allentown and Philadelphia); it is dated January 28, 1880. - RBW
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