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Foldy Roldy Roldy Roldy Rold All Day

By Barbara Jones

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voiceCollected by Merlin Mitchell Transcribed by Mary C. Parler Barbara Jones Fayetteville, Ark Dec. 16, 1950 Reel 72, Item 4 Fol de Rol de Hold, All Day There was an old woman as I've heard tell Foldy Roldy Roldy Roldy Rold All Day She went to market, her eggs for to sell (The refrain follows each line) She went to market upon a summer's day She fell asleep upon the King's highway Along came an his name was Stout He cut her petticoats all round about He cut her petticoats up to her knees Then the little woman began for to freeze She began to shiver and she began to shake She began to sneeze and she began to wake She began to wake and she began to cry Good lackadaisy, to think that it is I . If this be I as I suppose it be I've a little dog at home and he'll know me If this be I, he'll wag his little tail, If it be not I, he'll only bark and wail. Home went the little woman all in the dark Then the little doggy began for to bark He began to beck and she began to cry Good lackadaisy this ben't a bit of I.Funding for digitization provided by the Arkansas Humanities Council and the Happy Hollow Foundation

Topics: a capella singing;, Animals; Wit and humor, animals; humor, Mischief; Dog
Publisher: University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville
Year: 1950
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcollections.uark.edu:OzarkFolkSong/522
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