DESCRIPTION: "As I was walking down Queen Street one day I saw a big picture just over the way" of fine land for sale. A man he meets praises the property. The singer agrees to buy it -- and visits it to learn that it is nothing like the picture; it is a useless swamp
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: commerce trick hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 111-112, "Sold!" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Buying Land" (subject of buying a swamp)
File: AnSt111

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