"Chicken, oh, you chicken, went up in a balloon, Chicken, oh, you chicken, roost behind the moon.... Tell it all to the bad boy, chicken don't roost so high... When they see me coming All round this old plantation, There can't be a chicken seen."

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 434, "Chicken" (1 short text)
  2. Roud #11777
  3. BI, Br434


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)