Casey Jones (II)

DESCRIPTION: In this bawdy parody of the familiar copyright song, Casey goes to a whorehouse and has sex with ninety-eight whores until his powers fail him. He takes a shot of whiskey, finishes the remaining two, and dies.
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: bawdy contest death
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray-EroticMuse, pp. 154-158, "Casey Jones" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Randolph/Legman-RollMeInYourArms I, pp. 471-476, "Casey Jones" (6 texts, 1 tune)

Roud #3247
cf. "Casey Jones (I)" [Laws G1] (tune, characters) and references there
NOTES [21 words]: Legman offers extensive notes and an early bawdy text of the ballad dating to 1923 in Randolph/Legman-RollMeInYourArms I. - EC
File: EM154

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