Hoot Says the Owl

DESCRIPTION: "Hoot says the owl, and I wish 'twas night, Fly away to my heart's delight, Only pleasure I can see, Is to court all night and sleep next day." "You are my true love, you for me, Keep right up here by the side of me, Kiss her quick and let her go...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1999 (Spurgeon-WaltzTheHall-AmericanPlayParty)
KEYWORDS: playparty bird
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Spurgeon-WaltzTheHall-AmericanPlayParty, p. 113, "Hoot Says the Owl" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Bird's Courting Song (The Hawk and the Crow; Leatherwing Bat)" (lyrics)
NOTES [27 words]: I suspect this is a worn-down version of "The Bird's Courting Song (The Hawk and the Crow; Leatherwing Bat)," but I can't prove it, so it gets a separate entry. - RBW
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File: Spurg113

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