Raspberry, Strawberry

DESCRIPTION: "Raspberry, strawberry, (Blackberry/Gooseberry Jam), Tell me the name Of your young man." Or, "Apple jelly, jam tart." "Does he like you?" "Will he marry you?" "What will he marry you in? Silk, satin, cotton, rags." "How will you get to the church?"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Sutton-Smith-NZ)
KEYWORDS: playparty food courting clothes travel children home
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sutton-Smith-NZ, p. 107, "(Raspberry, strawberry)," "(Apple jelly, my jam tart)" (2 texts)
Roud #19383
cf. "She Loves Coffee and I Love Tea" (lyrics, style)
NOTES [66 words]: Sutton-Smith-NZ seems to say that this is the same as "She Loves Coffee and I Love Tea," and certainly they share a lot of questions. It looks to me more like they are separate songs that cross-fertilized, but you should probably see both. Roud separates them, but this is one of those cases where the extremes are clearly different but there is a lot of confusing stuff between the extremes. - RBW
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