Clerks of Parch's Cove, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas early one bright morning in the merry month of May, We all went up to Warrenton to have a jolly play." The store owner goes to a funeral. In his absence, drunks call themselves store clerks and clean out the store at prices that bankrupt the owner
AUTHOR: Bill Gross, according to Arnold's informant Janie Barnard Couch
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Arnold)
KEYWORDS: commerce funeral drink robbery
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Arnold, pp. 26-27, "The Clerks of Parch's Cove" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5112
File: Arno026

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