Mudcat Café message #77271 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10834   Message #77271
Posted By: skw@worldmusic.de
10-May-99 - 04:37 PM
Thread Name: Origins: I Bought Me a Cat / Fiddle-i-Fee
Subject: RE: Lyrics to I Bought Me A Cat
The Watersons sing a song called 'I Went To Market'. I don't know if it includes a cat but the verses all start
I went to market to buy a [hen, pig etc.]
And the [hen, pig etc.] did very well please me
Every time I fed my [...] I fed him all under a tree ...
The list that follows at this point grows longer with every verse - like Old McDonald. I'm not sure I have the words but if it's any help I'll try and take them down and send them. - Susanne