Father's Whiskers

DESCRIPTION: "We have a dear old daddy For whom we daily pray, He's got a set of whiskers, They're always in the way." The whiskers are so extensive that they are put to a variety of absurd uses: Straining gas, feeding cattle, serving as camouflage in war
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Harbin-Parodology)
KEYWORDS: father family humorous nonballad hair
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Harbin-Parodology, $119, p. 37, "My Father's Whiskers" (1 text, tune referenced)
Pankake/Pankake-PrairieHomeCompanionFolkSongBook, pp. 262-263, "My Pappy's Whiskers" (1 text)
Silber/Silber-FolksingersWordbook, p. 241, "Father's Whiskers" (1 text)
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, p. 257, 283, "Grandfather's Whiskers" (notes only)

Roud #13619
Grandpa's Whiskers
File: FSWB241A

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