Michael Roy

DESCRIPTION: "In (London/Brooklyn) city there lived a maid, And she was known to fame." Her name is Mary Jane. The charcoal man, McCloskey, loves her, but when she is thrown through a window, he stabs the donkey responsible and goes to Salt Lake City
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1887 (College Songs)
KEYWORDS: love commerce travel mother animal
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownSchinhanIV 332, "Michael Roy" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Henry Randall Waite, _College Songs: A Collection of New and Popular Songs of the American Colleges_, new and enlarged edition, Oliver Ditson & Co., 1887, p. 68, "Michael Roy" (1 text, 1 tune) (part III, pp. 40-41 in the 1876 edition)

ST CSon068 (Partial)
Roud #6655
NOTES: I have the feeling this is a stage Irish comic song, but I cannot trace the origin. - RBW
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File: CSon068

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