Poll the Grogseller
DESCRIPTION: "Big Poll the Grogseller gets up every day... She's turning in plenty of tin people say," for "Polly's good looking, and Polly is young, And Polly's possessed of a smooth oily tongue." When magistrates come in seeking illegal boose, she easily fools them
AUTHOR: Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)?
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: drink police trick money beauty
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 85-87, "Poll the Grogseller" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [26 words]: For brief background on Charles Thatcher's career, see the notes to "Where's Your License?" For an extensive collection of his songs, see AndersonStory. - RBW
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