DESCRIPTION: "Way up yonder above the sky, A bluebird lived in a jaybird's eye. Buckeye Jim, you can't go, Go weave and spin, you can't go, Buckeye Jim." Vignettes of the lives of odd creatures in odd places
EARLIEST DATE: 1947
KEYWORDS: lullaby animal nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Lomax/Lomax-FolkSongUSA 1, "Buckeye Jim" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber/Silber-FolksingersWordbook, p. 388, "Buckeye Jim" (1 text)
DT, BUCKEYJM* BUCKEYE2*
cf. "Limber Jim"
cf. "Jaybird Died With the Whooping Cough" (floating lyrics)
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