DESCRIPTION: McCarthy stops in Pope's Harbour for a bottle at Brian's tavern. He treats all hands and he sleeps it off on the floor. Next morning the landlord wants his money. He staggers to Mrs. Haws who nursed his wounds at no charge. He swears not to return again.
AUTHOR: Michael McCarthy, school teacher at Taylor's Harbour, N.S. (Source: Creighton-NovaScotia)
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (Creighton-NovaScotia)
KEYWORDS: drink ordeal landlord
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-NovaScotia 133, "McCarthy's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST CrNS133 (Partial)
NOTES: This song is item dH52 in Laws's Appendix II. - BS
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.