Grün, Grün, Grün

DESCRIPTION: German: "Grün, grün, grün sind alle meine kleider." Green, green, green is the color of my clothing, Green green green is everything I wear. I wear green... because my love's a hunter." Similarly for other colors, clothes, and occupations
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Tobitt-YoursForASong)
KEYWORDS: clothes colors worker
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Tobitt-TheDittyBag, p. 123, "Grün, Grün, Grün" (1 text, 1 tune)
Tobitt-YoursForASong, p. 11, "Grün, Grün, Grün" (1 text, 1 tune)

NOTES [45 words]: Said to come from Pomerania, but now said to be know to most Germans. Ross Sutter, from whom I learned it, apparently collected a copy in Minnesota, so it has gone "folk" in the United States, if perhaps only locally. I wonder if Sutter's informatnt learned it in camp. - RBW
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