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SOME LOVE ONE,
SOME LOVE TWENTY,
I LOVE YOU,
AND THAT'S A PLENTY.

Submitter comment: 1939, BIRCH TREE, MARYLAND

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MARYLAND ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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IN THAT GOLDEN CHAIN OF FRIENDSHIP
PLEASE REGARD ME AS A LINK.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Friendship
Z210

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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IN THE SHOWERS OF LIFE
WHEN YOU NEED AN UMBRELLA
MAY YOURS BE HELD BY
A HANDSOME YOUNG FELLA.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)

Date learned: 03-01-1972 ; 00-00-1939

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WHEN YOU GET MARYED (MARRIED)
AND LIVE ON A LAKE
GIVE ME A PIECE OF
YOUR WEDDING CAKE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Matrimony

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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I WISH YOU LUCK, I WISH YOU JOY
I WISH YOU FIRST A BABY BOY
WHEN HIS HAIR BEGINS TO CURL
I WISH YOU THEN A BABY GIRL
AND WHEN HER HAIR GETS STRAIGHT AS PINS
I WISH YOU THEN A SET OF TWINS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Matrimony

Date learned: 03-01-1972 ; 00-00-1939

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BELIEVE ME, MY DEAR--
YOU'D BETTER LOCK YOUR HEART
IN AN OLD TIN TRUNK
AND SAVE IT FOR A FELLOW
THAT DON'T GET DRUNK.
(THEY MAKE YOU TO (?) UNHAPPY)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Reading or writing backwards, upside down

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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WHEN YOU ARE IN THE KITCHEN FRYING MEAT--
THINK OF ME AND MY BIG FEET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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WHAT SHALL I WRITE
WHAT SHALL IT BE--
TWO LITTLE WORDS
"REMEMBER ME."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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FLOWERS MAY WITHER
LEAVES MAY DIE
FRIENDS MAY FORSAKE YOU
BUT NOT I. (UNDERLINED)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Tender sentiment

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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WHENEVER YOU GO TO A PARTY
AND DON'T GET IN TILL LATE,
REMEMBER IT IS BED TIME
AND DON'T SWING ON THE GATE.

James Callow comment: RDNeedsReview

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MISSOURI ; GROSSE POINTE ; BIRCH TREE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

MY LOVE FOR YOU WILL NEVER FAIL
AS LONG AS PUSSY HAS HER TAIL.

Submitter comment: (1939 BIRCH TREE, MONTANA)

Data entry tech comment: THE COLLECTOR'S COMMENT IS WHERE THE AUTOGRAPH CAME FROM

Where learned: MONTANA ; BIRCH TREE

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; DECLARATION OF LOVE ; PROMISE ; RHYME: AA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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