Byrontown

DESCRIPTION: The singer claims that he "belongs" in Byrontown, where "young ladies gay I will betray, And give them all their due." The rest of the song is devoted to complaining about women, e.g. how they lure men on and spend their money
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1949
KEYWORDS: courting oldmaid money
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Doerflinger, pp. 261-262, "Byrontown" (1 text, 1 tune)
Manny/Wilson 8, "Byrontown" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Doe261 (Partial)
Roud #9202
NOTES: In some versions, the city is "Barren Town," a nickname for Renous, New Brunswick, - RBW
Manny/Wilson: "This song is always credited to Larry Gorman, but it does not seem quite like Gorman." - BS
File: Doe261

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