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.
EARLIEST DATE: 1923
KEYWORDS: bawdy contest death
FOUND IN: US(So,SW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray, pp. 154-158, "Casey Jones" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Randolph-Legman I, pp. 471-476, "Casey Jones" (6 texts, 1 tune)
cf. "Casey Jones (I)" [Laws G1] (tune, characters) and references there
NOTES: Legman offers extensive notes and an early bawdy text of the ballad dating to 1923 in Randolph-Legman I. - EC
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