Jimmy Hughes's Feastio

DESCRIPTION: "Come, let us all to Georgetown go .. At Jimmy Hughes's feastio"; 100 are expected but only 30 show up. "The Senator arose with pride ...My son shall run the countrio. They turned him down, my darling boy, They did not know his worthio"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee-FolksongsFromPrinceEdwardIsland)
KEYWORDS: rejection food party humorous political
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dibblee/Dibblee-FolksongsFromPrinceEdwardIsland, pp. 12-13, "Jimmy Hughes's Feastio" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12484
NOTES [53 words]: Dibblee/Dibblee-FolksongsFromPrinceEdwardIsland: "When Senator J.J. Hughes received his appointment to the Senate he wanted his son to replace him as the local Member but his son was not nominated. A Testimonial dinner was held for the Senator in Georgetown but very few people showed up. It was written circa 1930." - BS
File: Din012

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