Dashing Young Lad from Buckingham, A
DESCRIPTION: The Buckingham lad bets he could go through London singing but not speaking. Though thrown in jail he does not speak. The Lord Mayor's daughter begs her father to release him. He does on condition he pays the officers' wage. He wins the bet.
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood/Maitland)
KEYWORDS: wager prison gambling
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Broadwood/Maitland, pp. 114-115, "A Dashing Young Lad from Buckingham" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Jock Hamilton" (plot)
NOTES: As closely as this song's plot agrees with "Jock Hamilton" the two songs share no text. - BS
Last updated in version 2.6
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.