Girl with the Striped Stockings On, The

DESCRIPTION: "One rainy day I'll ne'er forget, The prettiest girl I ever met, When she raised her skirts to the wet, I saw she had striped stockings on." He sees her often, with her stockings showing. They walk together. She steals his watch and chain
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (Suzi Jones, _Oregon Folklore_)
KEYWORDS: clothes beauty trick theft
FOUND IN: US(MW,NW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: Suzi Jones, _Oregon Folklore_, University of Oregon/Oregon Arts Commission, 1977, p. 31, "The Girl with the Striped Stockings" (1 text, 1 tune)
Tom Nash and Twilo Scofield, _The Well-Travelled Casket: Oregon Folklore_, Meadowlark Press, 1999, pp. 58-59, "The Girl with the Striped Stockings" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5359
File: OregF031

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