Patty the Piper
DESCRIPTION: The singer meets Pat Murphy the piper: "the sweet music he blew 'Twould have melted the heart of a stone." The singer followed Murphy for five years. Drunk, the piper "fell from a bridge ... dead as a nail in a door" The singer now plays Murphy's pipes.
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: drowning death drink music travel
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1260, "Patty the Piper" (1 text)
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