Bushel and a Peck and.. - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:30 AM - Thread Starter
 
ollineeba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Doing better than I deserve..
Posts: 5,549
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Do any of you know the song that goes "a bushel and a peck, a bushel and a peck, a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck.."
DH just said used that phrase and I started singing it and he looked at me like I was nuts! : He had never heard the song before and of course I can't think of the rest of the words..

help

~e, wife to my sweet T partners.gif, mama to my turtleman (8) , sunshine (6 vbac.gif), and monkey (2)
ollineeba is offline  
#2 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:34 AM
 
Kerlowyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Forest of North Quabbin, MA
Posts: 2,181
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It is from the musical "Guys and Dolls" I think, let me look...

Kristina; wife to Max, Mom to Tristan (17) and Zackariah (7) and Lillian (5)
Kerlowyn is offline  
#3 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:34 AM
 
Hatteras Gal's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Pemberley
Posts: 9,746
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I know it! From the musical Guys and Dolls.

I love you, a bushel and a peck!
A bushel and a peck, and a hug around the neck!
A hug around the neck, and a barrel and a heap
A barrel and a heap, and I'm talkin' in my sleep.
About you.
About you!
About you!
My heart is leapin'!
I'm having trouble sleepin'!
'Cause I love you, a bushel and a peck
You bet your pretty neck I do!
Doodle, oodle, oodle.
Doodle, oodle, oodle.
Doodle oodle oodle oo.
I love you, a bushel and a peck
A bushel and a peck, go and beats me all to heck!
Beats me all to heck how I'll ever tend the farm
Ever tend the farm when I want to keep my
Arms - about you -
About you!
About you!
The cows and chickens
are goin' to the dickens!
'Cause I love you a bushel and a peck
You bet your pretty neck I do -

Doodle oodle oodle
Doodle oodle oodle
Doodle oodle oodle, oo!

Good-bye now!
Hatteras Gal is offline  
#4 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:35 AM
Dar
 
Dar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 11,438
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It's from Guys and Dolls...

Quote:
I love you, a bushel and a peck!
A bushel and a peck, and a hug around the neck!
A hug around the neck, and a barrel and a heap
A barrel and a heap, and I'm talkin' in my sleep.
About you.
About you!
About you!
My heart is leapin'!
I'm having trouble sleepin'!
'Cause I love you, a bushel and a peck
You bet your pretty neck I do!
Doodle, oodle, oodle.
Doodle, oodle, oodle.
Doodle oodle oodle oo.
I love you, a bushel and a peck
A bushel and a peck, go and beats me all to heck!
Beats me all to heck how I'll ever tend the farm
Ever tend the farm when I want to keep my
Arms - about you -
About you!
About you!
The cows and chickens
are goin' to the dickens!
'Cause I love you a bushel and a peck
You bet your pretty neck I do -

Doodle oodle oodle
Doodle oodle oodle
Doodle oodle oodle, oo!

Good-bye now!
dar

 
fambedsingle1.gifSingle mom to Rain (1/93) , grad student, and world traveler earth.gif


  

Dar is offline  
#5 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:35 AM
 
Hatteras Gal's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Pemberley
Posts: 9,746
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Also found this one:

I love you a bushel and a peck
A bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck
A hug around the neck and a barrel and a heap
A barrel and a heap and I'm talkin' in my sleep
About you, about you
'Cause I love you a bushel and a peck
You bet your purdy neck I do

A doodle-oodle-ooh-doo
A-doodle-oodle-oodle-ooh-doo

I love you a bushel and a peck
A bushel and a peck though you make my heart a wreck
Make my heart a wreck and you make my life a mess
Make my life a mess, yes a mess of happiness
About you, about you
'Cause I love you a bushel and a peck
You bet your purdy neck I do

A doodle-oodle-ooh-doo
A-doodle-oodle-oodle-ooh-doo

I love you a bushel and a peck
A bushel and a peck and it beats me all to heck
It beats me all to heck, how I'll ever tend the farm
Ever tend the farm when I wanna keep my arm
About you, about you
'Cause I love you a bushel and a peck
You bet your purdy neck I do

A doodle-oodle-ooh-doo
A-doodle-oodle-oodle-ooh-doo
A-doodle-oodle-oodle-ooh-doo
A-doodle-oodle-ooh-doo-doo
Hatteras Gal is offline  
#6 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:36 AM - Thread Starter
 
ollineeba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Doing better than I deserve..
Posts: 5,549
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Wow! You guys are good!

I've never seen that play or a movie of it.. so I'm not sure where I knew the song from.. probably from my mother. We always sang silly songs when we were little

OFF to tell DH that I'm not NUTS!!

~e, wife to my sweet T partners.gif, mama to my turtleman (8) , sunshine (6 vbac.gif), and monkey (2)
ollineeba is offline  
#7 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:37 AM
 
Kerlowyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Forest of North Quabbin, MA
Posts: 2,181
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Here you go!
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/bushelpeck.htm


My mom used to sing this song to me when I was a child, now she sings it to mine

Kristina; wife to Max, Mom to Tristan (17) and Zackariah (7) and Lillian (5)
Kerlowyn is offline  
#8 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:40 AM
 
mamalisa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Germantown WI
Posts: 8,434
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My dad sings it to my kids I've never heard it until he was singing it to ds one day.

Now, if anyone knows the "going to Kansas City" song I'll kiss you
mamalisa is online now  
#9 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:43 AM
 
Kerlowyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Forest of North Quabbin, MA
Posts: 2,181
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by mamalisa
My dad sings it to my kids I've never heard it until he was singing it to ds one day.

Now, if anyone knows the "going to Kansas City" song I'll kiss you
this one??
http://www.bluesforpeace.com/lyrics/kansas-city.htm

Kristina; wife to Max, Mom to Tristan (17) and Zackariah (7) and Lillian (5)
Kerlowyn is offline  
#10 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:45 AM
 
TiredX2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: it appears to be a handbasket
Posts: 20,475
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Junior Asparagus also sings it on a Veggie Tales CD. :

 

 

TiredX2 is offline  
#11 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:47 AM
 
mamalisa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Germantown WI
Posts: 8,434
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kerlowyn
That's it mmmmmmmwwwwwwhhhhhhaaaa! Thanks, that's the other one papa sings
mamalisa is online now  
#12 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:54 AM
 
ebethmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: State of Grace
Posts: 3,710
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Which character sings that in Guys and Dolls? I remember the song, but not the context.
ebethmom is offline  
#13 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:59 AM
 
Hatteras Gal's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Pemberley
Posts: 9,746
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by ebethmom
Which character sings that in Guys and Dolls? I remember the song, but not the context.
Adelaide, Nathan Detroit's fiance. She sings it in a show, she's a singer/dancer.

I'm a huge Sinatra fan, I've seen this movie quite a few times.
Hatteras Gal is offline  
#14 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 01:03 AM
 
MomInFlux's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: the beautiful mountains of sunny Southern California
Posts: 1,835
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I didn't know the rest of the song, but I've always sung the first two lines to my kids - while rocking, and they get a hug at the end. Don't know where I learned it tho...
MomInFlux is offline  
#15 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 06:13 AM
 
itsang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: the salad bowl
Posts: 772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
my dad always used to sing that to me when i was little.

baby arlo is now earthside! 11.23.2009
itsang is offline  
#16 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 06:18 AM
 
mother nurture's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Barefoot on the Beach
Posts: 1,112
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I love this song and so does dd! We sing it in circle at school in February.

Beth, Mama to dd , wife to dh , teacher :~ Living, Loving, Learning...everyday.
mother nurture is offline  
#17 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 07:45 AM
 
wednesday's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 5,545
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I have a version of this song on a children's music CD called Swingin In the Rain. We love singing it to DS.
wednesday is offline  
#18 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 09:38 AM
 
bobica's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: missing my bobo
Posts: 7,277
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
my dad sang it to me when i was little Dan Zanes does a really nice version - I think it's on Rocket Ship Beach
bobica is offline  
#19 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 09:53 AM
 
MelMel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Land of the Cleves
Posts: 1,913
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
my MIL sang this to my dh and she sings it to my dd and ds sometimes (i cant stand her so i cant stand the song now ) i also heard michael douglas singing it to some kids in some video clip of him in another country doing relief work....so i thought it was something people pushing 70 knew. since i never heard of it and my family never sang it.

i guess i was wrong yet again. i am not the broadway type.
MelMel is offline  
#20 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 10:04 AM
 
hubris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: VA
Posts: 5,329
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I LOVE that song, and I LOVE Guys and Dolls! I sing that song to my boys all the time, they love it when I do the falsetto "my heart is leapin'! I'm havin' trouble sleepin'!"

Silly trivia bit: I believe in the movie version, they took that song out and subbed in a more *naughty* song, "Pet Me, Papa". :

may my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of living whatever they sing is better than to know  - e.e. cummings
hubris is offline  
#21 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 10:29 AM
 
OhMeOhMy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: New England
Posts: 1,548
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
nak

I remember from childhood - we used to sing "I love you a buschel and a peck and a hug around the neck". I never knew the rest or where it even came from. Now I still sing that little piece to my kiddos.
OhMeOhMy is offline  
#22 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:01 PM
 
cyrusmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: MO
Posts: 1,464
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ds loves that song, we have it on one of his music cds...myabe Putumayo sing Along or For the Kids...He's so cute he sings along with it. :
cyrusmama is offline  
#23 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:12 PM
 
candipooh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Posts: 4,036
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by mama2babybeans
Do any of you know the song that goes "a bushel and a peck, a bushel and a peck, a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck.."
DH just said used that phrase and I started singing it and he looked at me like I was nuts! : He had never heard the song before and of course I can't think of the rest of the words..

help

YEP! I love that song and that musical.

and a talken in my sleep about you ABOUT You
candipooh is offline  
#24 of 34 Old 07-15-2006, 12:17 PM
 
Attila the Honey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: swimming with sharks
Posts: 2,663
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We sing this to dd every night at bedtime, this song and 'you are my sunshine'! My dad and grandpa both sang those to me, and they still makes me a little : even after singing it every night for the last 2.5 years.

flowersforyou.gif

Attila the Honey is offline  
#25 of 34 Old 07-19-2006, 09:46 AM
 
Babytime's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: New England
Posts: 1,019
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My 85-year old grandmother sings this to my daughter but she does not remember all the words. I'm going to print the words for her! Thanks!
Babytime is offline  
#26 of 34 Old 07-19-2006, 11:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
ollineeba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Doing better than I deserve..
Posts: 5,549
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Guess it's more popular than I realized

~e, wife to my sweet T partners.gif, mama to my turtleman (8) , sunshine (6 vbac.gif), and monkey (2)
ollineeba is offline  
#27 of 34 Old 07-19-2006, 11:43 AM
 
OakBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2,923
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My mom sings this to ds all the time! She is in her 70's and loves musicals and such so she is always singing to him.
He loves it, and used to sing it with her. Now he has changed the part "About You" to "About Poo!!!" Typical 4 year old!
OakBerry is offline  
#28 of 34 Old 07-19-2006, 11:51 AM
 
Periwinkle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 9,037
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I love this song. I sing it to my kids all the time and my mom used to sing it to me.
Periwinkle is offline  
#29 of 34 Old 07-20-2006, 09:07 AM
 
Alkenny's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: ...life is beautiful all the time
Posts: 11,759
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We sing it all the time here too.
Alkenny is offline  
#30 of 34 Old 07-20-2006, 10:10 AM
 
applecider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2,007
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We always sang this song growing up, I thought someone in the family made it up!

                                       DS 7 ~ DS 3

applecider is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off