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Riddle Song

I gave my love a 4 cherry that had no 1 stone
I 5 gave my love a 1 chicken that had no 5 bone
I told my love a 1 story that had no 5 end
I 1 gave my love a 4 baby that's no cry- 1 in'

How can there be a cherry that has no stone
How can there be a chicken that had no bone
How can there be a story that has no end
How can there be a baby that's no cryin'

A cherry when it's blooming, it has no stone
A chicken when it's pipin', it has no bone
The story that I love you, it has no end
A baby when it's sleeping, it's no cryin'

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A song from the The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection, which offers lyrics and free Song Clips (recordings for learning the song by ear) for nearly 400 traditional songs, many of which are often heard in bluegrass and old-time jam circles. The ToneWay Project also offers songbooks, CDs, and a free online video series for learning to play music by ear.