Double-Breasted Mansion on the Square, The

DESCRIPTION: "I once was young and gallant and drove a span of grays...." The young man was rich, with property and servants. But he "lost a lot at Keno" and now he has nothing left; he spends most of his life thinking about what he has lost
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1885 (Lane County Herald)
KEYWORDS: gambling poverty hardtimes cards
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fife-Cowboy/West 25, "The Little Old Sod Shanty" (7 texts, 2 tunes, with the "H" text going here)
Roud #11209
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane" (tune) and references there
File: FCW025H

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