Little Tommy Tucker
white bread

Little Tommy Tucker

Little Tommy Tucker
Sings for his supper.
What shall he eat?
White bread and butter.
How will he cut it
Without e'er a knife?
How can he marry
Without e'er a wife?

Midi: Little Tommy Tucker

Tommy Tucker was a name referring to an orphan in Europe. In those days, to survive, an orphan had to beg or do something so that people would want to give them something to eat. As far as social standing, an orphan had none, so the only mate likely to be found would be another orphan.

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