Mudcat Café message #3894175 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #131392   Message #3894175
Posted By: GUEST,kwight
15-Dec-17 - 01:58 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Rosy Betsy, blue eyed Molly Molly
Subject: RE: Origins: Rosy Betsy, blue eyed Molly Molly
My father-in-law, born in the mid 1930s, sang the song to our children as follows:

Rosy Betsey, blue-eyed Molly Molly
Tis the time for April folly folly
Blackbird shouts ring round about -
And Jenny Wren is singing in the willow.

Put on your coat of red and blue
Put on your coat of red and blue
Put on your coat of red and blue
For Jenny Wren is singing in the willow.