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Thread #11898   Message #3903399
Posted By: GUEST,henryp
02-Feb-18 - 07:28 AM
Thread Name: 'Conversation' songs
Subject: RE: 'Conversation' songs
LAVENDER'S BLUE

Lavender's blue, dilly dilly,
Lavender's green
When you are king, dilly dilly,
I shall be queen

Who told you so, dilly dilly,
Who told you so?
'Twas my own heart, dilly dilly,
That told me so

A version was printed in England between 1672 and 1685. Another version was featured in the 1949 Walt Disney film So Dear to My Heart, sung by Burl Ives. This was nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1949, but lost to "BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE" from Neptune's Daughter.