Bull Frog

DESCRIPTION: "Bull frog sitting on a river bank on a pallet leaf looking up in the sky.... Pallet leaf give way, Bull frog got water all in his ole eye, Hi, hi, hi, hi, hi... He can't see me any more But I see him, He's got water in his ole eye"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (NorthCarolinaFolkloreJournal)
KEYWORDS: animal river
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
NorthCarolinaFolkloreJournal, Portia Naomi Crawford, "A Study of Negro Folk Songs from Greensboro, North Carolina and Surrounding Towns," Vol. XVI, No. 2 (Oct 1968), pp. 84-86, "Bull Frog" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: NCF16284

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