“Wakes in the Morning”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1941 (recorded from Edith Perrin)
Keywords: nonballad mother food
Found in: West Indies

Description

"Mommy wakes in the morning, Mommy wakes in the pukkah, Hee-ho, coffee cannot please her." Similarly, "Johnny wakes in the morning," etc.

Recordings

References

  1. Roud #16396
  2. BI, RcWitMo