“Way Over in the Blooming Garden”


Playparty/courting game. "Sweet peas and roses, Strawberries on the vine Way over in the blooming garden Where sweet lilies grow." "Choose you a partner and choose him to your side." "Hug him neatly and kiss him so sweetly."


  1. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 293-294, "Way Over in the Blooming Garden" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #15583
  3. BI, LxA294


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934
Found in: US(So)