DESCRIPTION: There are no songs about Shandrum boggoon. "The reason is plain -- no praise did it need." The singer would trade Midas's touch for a touch for Shandrum boggoon. If the Devil tastes it a host of clergy will be needed to banish him.
AUTHOR: Edward Quin (source: Croker-PopularSongs)
EARLIEST DATE: 1839 (Croker-PopularSongs)
KEYWORDS: food humorous nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Croker-PopularSongs, pp. 287-289, "Shandrum Boggoon" (1 text)
cf. "The Black Joke" (tune, according to Croker-PopularSongs)
NOTES [27 words]: Croker-PopularSongs: "Boggoon is the Irish for bacon.... Shandrum ... in the county of Cork ... [remarkable] for the excellence of the bacon produced there." - BS
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