DESCRIPTION: An omnibus of disparate stanzas, bawdy and scatological, set to Dvorak's familiar piano composition.
AUTHOR: unknown (music by Antonin Dvorak)
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (music published 1894)
KEYWORDS: bawdy scatological humorous
FOUND IN: Australia Britain(England) US(MW,SW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray, pp. 235-239, "Humoresque" (4 texts, 1 tune)
cf. "Footprints on the Dashboard" (tune)
NOTES: The late Supreme Court Associate Justice William O. Douglas claims that he and fellow Yale Law School professor Thurman Arnold wrote at least one of the verses to this in the early 1930s. See Douglas's Go East, Young Man (pp. 171-172). - EC
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