Tis Now, Young Man, Give Me Attention

DESCRIPTION: The singer complains of his sad life. He courts and marries a girl. After seven years, he finds her untrue, but cannot gain a divorce because he can't prove her infidelity. He wishes to sail away, but hates to live his little girl (?). He dies at sea
AUTHOR: Napoleon Stetson?
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: marriage betrayal sailor death ring
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 312, "'Tis Now, Young Man, Give Me Attention" (1 text)
Roud #6648
File: BrII312

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