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...."
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)
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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