Walking Down Canal Street

DESCRIPTION: This formula song chronicles the difficulties the narrator encounters in attempting to (find and) have sex with a whore.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1948 (Bronner-Eskin2)
KEYWORDS: bawdy sex whore
FOUND IN: US(MW,Ro,So,SW)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Cray, pp. 213-214, "Walking Down Canal Street" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Randolph-Legman I, pp. 560-563, "Walking Down Canal Street" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Bronner-Eskin2 61, "Canal Street" (1 text, 1 tune)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Rosemary Lane" ("Bell-bottomed Trousers" tune)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
This Mornin'
File: EM214

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