O Janet Bring Me Ben My Sunday Coat
DESCRIPTION: The singer asks that Janet bring his fine clothes, boots, "cutty pipe," and "snuffy boxes" for his appearance at the House of Lords, "the father o' the taxes." She says "Ye'll be lookin' like mortality Come out amon' the grave stanes"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: travel clothes dialog nonballad nobility
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 502, "O Janet Bring Me Ben My Sunday Coat" (1 text)
NOTES: I have to think this is a reference to some political event. But with so little to go on, it's hard to imagine what. - RBW
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