I'll Tell Your Daddy

DESCRIPTION: "John, John, John, I'll tell your daddy (x3), So early in the morning." "The blue-eyed girl is dead and gone (x3) So early in the morning."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brown/Belden/Hudson-FrankCBrownCollectionNCFolklore3 100, "I'll Tell Your Daddy" (1 text)
Roud #3595
NOTES [22 words]: The editors of Brown link this implicitly to "Going to Boston," but that appears to be on the basis solely of a floating verse. - RBW
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File: Br3100

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