Was It Right?

DESCRIPTION: "If you girls and boys will listen, I will tell them in my song, Of a sad thing that I noticed...." Two little children started to fight. Then a third boy comes along and causes them to make peace. "That was right, that was right."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout); reportedly learned around 1885
KEYWORDS: fight children
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 103, pp. 127-133, "Early Iowa School Songs" (11 texts, of which "I1" and "I2" are this song)
Roud #21641
File: Stou103I

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