No Balls at All
DESCRIPTION: A young maiden weds a man with no balls at all. Her mother advises her to seek comfort from a young man. She does, and a "bouncing young baby was born in the fall to the wife of the man who had no balls at all."
EARLIEST DATE: 1918
KEYWORDS: baby bawdy humorous husband wife
FOUND IN: Australia Britain(England) US(MW,So,SW)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Cray, pp. 158-162, "No Balls at All" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Randolph-Legman II, pp. 677-678, "No Balls at All" (1 text)
Bronner-Eskin2 66, "No Balls at All" (1 text, 1 tune)
Anonymous singers, "No Balls at All" [two versions, by different singers] (on Unexp1)
cf. "An Old Man Came Over the Moor (Old Gum Boots and Leggings)"
cf. "I Wouldn't Have an Old Man"
cf. "Maids, When You're Young"
cf. "My Husband's Got No Courage in Him"
cf. "What Can a Young Lassie"
cf. "The Mormon Cowboy (II)"
cf. ""The Strawberry Roan" (tune, some versions)
No Hips at All (marginally cleaned-up version)
NOTES [17 words]: This is one of a large group of traditional songs and ballads dealing with May-December marriages. - EC
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