True Bottom'd Boxer, The

DESCRIPTION: Supposedly about a nineteenth century boxer, Tom Spring: "Spring's the boy for a Mousley-Hurst rig [fight], my lads, Shaking a flipper and milling a pate." In language non-boxers will find incomprehensible, the song praises Spring's abilities
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Finger)
KEYWORDS: fight nonballad
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Finger, pp. 50-51, "The True Bottom'd Boxer: (1 text)
Roud #8832
File: Fing050

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