Life Presents a Dismal Picture

DESCRIPTION: The physical and psychological woes of a family detailed. (The problems are usually sexual in nature, and the family may be very extended.)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: bawdy family humorous nonballad scatological
FOUND IN: Australia Canada Britain(England) US(MA,So,SW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray, pp. 114-116, "Life Presents a Dismal Picture" (2 texts, tune indicated)
Randolph-Legman I, pp. 527-530, "Life Presents a Dismal Picture" (3 texts, 2 tunes)

Roud #10130
ALTERNATE TITLES:
A Letter from Home
My Family Life
NOTES: Sung to the melodies of "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" or "Scarlet Ribbons." - EC
File: EM114

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