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Thread #22217 Message #1943824
Posted By: bubblyrat
21-Jan-07 - 10:31 PM
Thread Name: froggie went a courtin
Subject: RE: froggie went a courtin
Dear Banjo Johnny---YES !! That"s the version I know !! I think Burl Ives did it,among others. There is,of course, a British Naval song,which uses the "Froggy" tune,about a dying engineer who tells of how his wife can not be satisfied,& of the steam-powered machine he has built in order to solve this problem-----but we won"t go there !!!