This Is the Trouble of the World

DESCRIPTION: "I ask Father Georgy for religion, Father Georgy wouldn't give me religion; You give me religion for to run to my elder; O this the trouble of the world. This is the trouble of the world, O this is the trouble of the world."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad clergy
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, pp. 99-100, "This Is the Trouble of the World" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12057
File: AWG099B

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