Publications of the Folk-Lore Foundation Volume 1-2

Publications of the Folk-Lore Foundation Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...and back. Every time they sing "Turn the water-wheel," each couple swings, wheels, and changes partners. The players dance about in a ring and sing while one player looks for a bangle thrown upon the ground within the circle. When she finds it she catches it up on a stick while all sing the second stanza. 57. Wheel with a Willing Mind. (1, (Brown's Town.) jun' eo you huh yo' name cell, you o-pen do ring come in. Go outside de ring, an' bow yo' knee on de groun', An' jus' as you heah yo' name call, you open do ring, come in. Sammy say he won't wheel de gals, wheel wid a willin' mind, Sammy say he won't wheel de gals, wheel wid a willin' mind. Wheel-o, wheel-o, wheel wid a willin' mind. Players form a ring. One goes outside the ring, kneels, at line four breaks into the ring. She takes a partner and the circle breaks up, all take partners and wheel them about as they sing. When you see de ug-ly one, when you lee dc ug-ly one, dis is deway ma lick-a-mon-ey go to buy a cro-chet nae-dle. When you see de ugly one, When you see de ugly one, VVhen you see de ugly one, You cut yo' eye an' pass dem. When you see de pretty one, When you see de pretty one, When you see de pretty one, You take yo' finger, call dem. Ride him Johnnie, ride him boy, Ride him Johnnie, ride him boy, Ride him Johnnie, ride him boy, For kisses count by favor. Dis is de way ma lick-a-money go, Dis is de way ma lick-a-money go, Dis is de way ma lick-a-money go To buy a crochet needle. Players form a ring about two girls. All sing. At the line "You take your finger call her," the players in the ring choose two from the circle and dance with them through the rest of the song. walk-in...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802063
  • 9781236802064