My Good-Looking Man

DESCRIPTION: The singer warns other girls against good-looking men. When young, she saw a good-looking man and set about to marry him. Now she sees him with another woman. When he claims to have been in church, she beats him until he flees
AUTHOR: John Morgan ?
EARLIEST DATE: before 1845 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 11(1368))
KEYWORDS: courting marriage infidelity abuse
FOUND IN: US(MA,MW) Canada(Newf,Ont) Ireland
REFERENCES (8 citations):
FSCatskills 42, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gardner/Chickering 182, "My Good-Lookin' Man" (1 text)
Peacock, pp. 302-303, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-Labrador 30, "Good Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lehr/Best 83, "My Good Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
O'Conor, p. 7, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #1503, p. 103, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 reference)
DT, GOODLOOK*

Roud #3340
RECORDINGS:
Nonie Lynch, "My Good Looking Man" (on IRClare01)
Mike Molloy, "Good Looking Man" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Harding B 11(1368), "The Good Looking Man," J. Pitts (London), 1819-1844
SAME TUNE:
Nice Young Girl (per broadside Bodleian Harding B 11(1368))
NOTES: Broadside Bodleian Harding B 11(1368) has the author as J. Morgan. - BS
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File: FSC42

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