Restless Night, A

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you good people, I pray you draw near, A comical ditty you shortly shall hear" about the singer's visit to a tavern in Missouri. The meal was all right, but the beds were full of lice and fleas. The singer is happy to leave Missouri for Arkansas
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AbrahamsRiddle)
KEYWORDS: drink travel hardtimes bug
REFERENCES (2 citations):
AbrahamsRiddle, pp. 85-87, "A Restless Night" (1 text, 1 tune)
McIntosh, pp. 51-52, "Durie Down" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #2976
cf. "A Comical Ditty (Arizona Boys and Girls)"
File: Abrr085

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