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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana            325
Keemo, kimo, doro-war
My hi my ho my in comes Sally Singing sometimes Pennywinkle Linkum nip cat
Sing-song, Kitty, can't you ki-me-o ?
Sent in by Miss Elizabeth Weedman, of Bristow, Indiana, who could recall only the chorus. Perry County. "I learned the song 'Keenac-Kimo' when I was a very small child from Mrs. P. J. Coultas, of Tell City." January 8, 1936.
Keemo-kimo dar o are
Me hi me ho me hum drum
Periwinkle tick tack pit-a-pat
Blue-eyed pussy cat
Sing-song, Kitty, and away we go.

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