Seen out the screen of the kitchen window yesterday while we were finishing the breakfast dishes was this froggy foursome. Finally, a perfect feature for F-day on ABC Wednesday!
But then I was floundering around with a flotilla of F-words to accompany the foto; nothing fully fit. I figured I needed to focus better on those frog fotos, and oh, for heaven's sake.......... found myself humming this old folksong, Froggie Went a Courtin’.
Did I first hear it sung by Burl Ives? (I definitely remember Blue Tail Fly (done here not by Burl but by Big Bill Broonzy) and Big Rock Candy Mountain from a Burl Ives record of my parents.) After further forays into recordings of Froggie, here is the fulsome list of recordings --folksy, funky, funny, whatever you favor! -- that I found: