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Posted By: masato sakurai
03-Sep-01 - 01:15 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Subject: RE: Origins of: History of Go Tell Aunt Rhody

The earliest record I know is Cecil Sharp's collection. "The Old Grey Goose" in English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians (no. 236) was "Sung by Mrs. Laurel Jones at Burnsville, N.C., Sept. 17, 1918." The collection itself was published in 1932.