Goin' to Have a Talk with the Chief of Police

DESCRIPTION: The singer goes to talk with the police chief, apparently with regard to his "good girl" who has been avoiding him. He looks for her on boats and trains, hopes she will come to love him, and wishes she were not in trouble
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (recording, Peelee Hatchee)
KEYWORDS: police love separation
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Courlander-NFM, p. 98, "Goin' to Have a Talk With the Chief of Police" (1 text); pp. 271-272, "I'm Going Uptown" (1 tune, partial text)
Roud #10993
Peelee Hatchee [pseud. for Emanuel Jones], "Talk with the Chief of Police" (on NFMAla6)
NOTES [23 words]: This song is so confused that I suspect it is composite. Some of it is reminiscent of "Corinna, Corinna" -- but some of it, well, isn't. - RBW
File: CNFM098

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