Jumbo

DESCRIPTION: "Here comes Jumbo through the window, through the window, Here comes Jumbo through the window, Hail, Columbia, ho!" "You kin tell who 'tis by the rattle o' the window...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Richardson/Spaeth-AmericanMountainSongs)
KEYWORDS: nonballad travel
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Richardson/Spaeth-AmericanMountainSongs, p. 90, "Jumbo" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3597
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Jingle at the Window (Tideo)" (lyrics)
NOTES [28 words]: Roud lumps this with "Jingle at the Window (Tideo)," and it is obvious that they share many words. But the form is different enough that I tentatively split them. - RBW
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