Goose and the Gander, The

DESCRIPTION: "Goose and gander walked over the green." Goose walked barefoot afraid of being seen. "I had a black hen" with a white foot and she laid an egg in a willow tree root.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Kidson-TraditionalTunes)
KEYWORDS: humorous nonballad nonsense bird
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Kidson-TraditionalTunes, pp. 71-72, "The Goose and the Gander" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hamer-GreenGroves, pp. 62-63, "The Grey Gooise And Gander" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1094
NOTES [38 words]: Kidson-TraditionalTunes (1891): "Many years ago this used to be a favorite song round about Leeds... common in the kitchens of quiet publichouses, and were in general the exclusive copyright of old fogies who gathered there." - BS
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