Dougherty's Boarding House

DESCRIPTION: "There's a story I could tell you, so listen unto me, 'Bout a big deck boarding house on Twelfth street number three." The singer complains about Irishman Doughery's crowded house and the poor food he offers, while listing the people and insects there
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1957 (Beck-Maine)
KEYWORDS: home nonballad hardtimes food moniker
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Beck-Maine, pp. 263-264, "Dougherty's Boarding House" (1 text)
Roud #4729
File: BeMe263

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