Since Terrence Joined the Gang

DESCRIPTION: "My name is Michael Slattery, and from Ireland I came." He has a son Terrence, who has "joined the gang" and now wears a "big watch and chain," talks back to his parents, steals, and has been convicted of theft
AUTHOR: Words: W. Scanlon / Music: William Cronin
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean); a broadside published c. 1870 by Bell & Company; probably found in Beadle's Half-Dime Singer's Library #5 of 1878
KEYWORDS: father children robbery prison
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dean, pp. 113-114, "Since Terrence Joined the Gang"
Roud #9580
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Since Terry Joined the Gang (broadside title)
File: Dean113B

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