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 (9 citations):
Cazden/Haufrecht/Studer-FolkSongsOfTheCatskills 42, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gardner/Chickering-BalladsAndSongsOfSouthernMichigan 182, "My Good-Lookin' Man" (1 text)
Peacock, pp. 302-303, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-FolkBalladsSongsOfLowerLabradorCoast 30, "Good Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lehr/Best-ComeAndIWillSingYou 83, "My Good Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
Vikár/Panagapka-SongsNorthWoodsSungByOJAbbott 19, "My Good Looking Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
O'Conor-OldTimeSongsAndBalladOfIreland, p. 7, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 text)
Wolf-AmericanSongSheets, #1503, p. 103, "My Good-Looking Man" (1 reference)

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

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