Mudcat Café message #63349 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9665   Message #63349
Posted By: Night Owl
16-Mar-99 - 01:22 AM
Thread Name: food songs
Subject: RE: food songs
To skw....I have no idea who wrote the "Watermelon Song" I learned. I'm not sure we have the same song. The chorus of the version I know has "creative" sound effects for children to "sing".....words are: Oh-hambone is sweet Chicken is good Possum meat is very,very fine But give me, oh give me I really wish you would That watermelon hanging on the vine.

The verses are about a failed attempt to steal a watermelon from a farmer's field.