Ballads and Songs of Indiana - online book

A collection of 100 traditional folk songs with commentaries, historical info, lyrics & sheet music

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Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
4.   "And tell her to wash it in yonder well,
Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, Where never a drop of water fell,
Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma.
5.   "And tell her to hang it on yonder thorn,
Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, That never grew there since Adam was born, Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma."
6.   "If you go down to town tonight,
Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, Just hand this note to that young gent, Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma.
7.    "And tell him to buy me an acre of land,
Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, Between salt water and the sea sand, Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma.
8.   "And tell him to plow it with a ram's horn,
Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, And seed it down with one grain of corn, Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma.
9.   "Tell him to reap it with his penknife,
Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, And haul it in with two yoke of mice, Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma.
10. "And tell him to haul it to yonder barn, Ly flum a lum a licker sloma, That's never been built since Adam was born, Turn a tiest turn a tiste turn a tinest Ly flum a lum a licker sloma.








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