Delhi Jail, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer is going down the road "with a tired feeling and a heavy load" when the Sheriff apprehends him. The food in Delhi Jail is abominable, and the singer, once freed, proclaims, "I hope to the Lord I go there no more." Tune: "Turkey in the Straw"
EARLIEST DATE: 1982
KEYWORDS: prison parody
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cazden/Haufrecht/Studer-FolkSongsOfTheCatskills 169, "The Delhi Jail" (1 text, 1 tune, plus a stanza of "Turkey in the Straw" from the same informant)
ST FSC169 (Partial)
cf. "Turkey in the Straw" (tune) and references there
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