McCarty's Widow

DESCRIPTION: "It's just a year ago today I took to me a wife, And ever since she's proved to be the burden of my life." The woman licked McCarty to death, but now that he is married to her, the singer vows she won't beat him. He hopes to beat her until she behaves
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean)
KEYWORDS: marriage fight
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Dean, p. 93, "McCarty's Widow" (1 text)
Peters, pp. 174-175, "McCarthy's Widow" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, MCWIDOW*

Roud #5490
RECORDINGS:
Gene Silsbee, "McCarthy's Widow" (AFG 4976 A, 1941; in AMMEM)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
McCarthy's Widow
File: Dean093

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