DESCRIPTION: A soldier visits "Miss Lee" in Seoul, and contracts a venereal disease. He advises it is better to avoid Lee's hoochie than to have "Old Smoky," his penis, blue.
KEYWORDS: bawdy disease sex warning
1950-1953 - Korean War
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cray, pp. 407-409, "Lee's Hoochie" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "On Top of Old Smokey" (tune)
NOTES: This song, for which there seem to be no direct antecedents, dates from the Korean War. - EC
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.