While Hanging Around Town

DESCRIPTION: The singer (a G.I.) gives a woman ten dollars for sex, then nine days later suffers the wages of sin.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1947
KEYWORDS: bawdy disease soldier whore
FOUND IN: US(Ap,SW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray, pp. 194-195, "While Hanging Around Town" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, HANGARND*

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Fire Ship" (plot) and references there
cf. "The Strawberry Roan" (tune & meter)
File: EM194

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