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From: "Robert McGonigle" <>
Subject: Re: [PACAMBRI] anyone remember this song?
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 17:33:54 -0400
In-Reply-To: <002501c7673d$6f350480$28633cd1@chq002150>


Thanks John for the words. I remember the tune well and always butchered the
words as I couldn't figure out the words either. In Columbus, Ohio, we sang
it in grade school (early 60's)!


Robert McGonigle
Columbus, OH


>From: "John Wechsler" <>
>To: "intha rafadin" <>, <>
>Subject: Re: [PACAMBRI] anyone remember this song?
>Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 15:06:34 -0500
>
>From: The Johnny Mercer Educational Archives on the net
> Artist: Trad and Anon
> Title: Mairzy Doats
> (Refrain) Mairzy doats and
>dozy
>doats and liddle lanmzy divey
> A kiddley divey
>too, wouldn't you
> If the words sound queer
>and funny to your ear
> A little bit jumbled and
>jivey Sing, "Mares eat oats and does eat oats, and little lambs eat ivyl"
>Oh, a kiddley divey too, wouldn't you
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "intha rafadin" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 1:50 PM
>Subject: [PACAMBRI] anyone remember this song?
>
>
> > My grandmother was born and lived in Cambria County
> > for most of her life. As a small child i remember her
> > singing a silly song to us. I do not know the name of
> > the song and can not remember most of the words and
> > was hoping soneone out there heard it to. Maybe just a
> > local thing since no one else but my cousins even
> > heard of it now. It went something like this (and
> > forgive any spelling errors)
> >
> > Maresie doats and posey goats and little lambsie
> > divey, a kidledivie too, wouldn't you? If the words
> > sound queer and funny to your ear, a little bit
> > jumbled and jivy.
> >
> > that is all I can remember of it. ANYONE out there
> > hear this song as a child, too? or was it just
> > something in my family?????
> >
> > intha rafadin
> >
> >
> >
> >
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