A Frog He Would A-wooing Go

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This song is one of the different variants of the song "Frog Went A-Courting" a very old English folk song with Scottish origins. The first known record was in Scots as "The frog came to the myl dur" in "Wedderburn's Complaynt of Scotland" in 1548.

The song tells a story about a frog who rides to ask Miss Mouse if she would marry him. Miss Mouse needs to ask permission from her Uncle Rat before the two can work out details of the wedding.

The song has been covered by Elvis Presley, Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan amongst others. It has also featured in an episode of The Muppet Show.

For further information about the song ' A Frog Went A-courtin" you may find Wikipedia helpful.

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Megan, CA Palos Verdes Estates

8 September 2013 at 12:58am

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This song has been printed from the BusSongs.com website.