When I Leave These Earthly Shores

DESCRIPTION: Recitation: "When I leave this earthly shore And mosey 'round this world no more, Don't weep, don't sob; I may have found a better job." After this introduction, the speaker spends two stanzas asking for small gifts now rather than big ones after death
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1957
KEYWORDS: death recitation poverty
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
FSCatskills 104, "When I Leave These Earthly Shores" (1 text)
ST FSC104 (Partial)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Give Me the Roses While I Live" (theme of giving roses)
File: FSC104

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