That's a Mighty Pretty Motion
DESCRIPTION: "That's a mighty pretty motion, dee, di, dee (x3), Rise, Sugar, rise." "That's a mighty poor motion." [Or] "That's a very pretty motion, tra, la lut" (x3), Rise, sugar, rise."
EARLIEST DATE: 1944 (Trent-Johns)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Trent-Johns, pp. 22-23, "That's a Mighty Pretty Motion" (2 texts, 1 tune)
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