Tiffany Green wrote, "...I thought of a song that I didn't see, and it's one my friends and I used to sing and do hand claps to in elementary school..."
I met my boyfriend at the candy store.
He bought me ice cream.
He bought me cakes.
He brought me home with a bellyache.
I'm so sick,
Call the doctor,
Quick, quick, quick!
Will I die?
Count to five and you'll be alive,
Hillary E. wrote:
When I learned Candy Store, in the Bronx in the early eighties, we started it with "Uno, dos, y tres, say a-east, a-west, I met my boyfriend at a candy store," etc. We also ended it with "6-7-8-9-10, I'm dead again!"
Thanks and Acknowledgements
Many thanks to Tiffany Green for contributing this song and to Hillary E. for the alternate version!
Thanks to Monique Palomares for the photo, "Mercat de La Boqueria, Barcelona, Spain"!
Thanks so much!