All the Men in Our Town
DESCRIPTION: "All the men in our town lead a happy life Except [boys-name] and he wants a wife." He picks [girls-name] "dandlin' on his knee" Sometimes she makes a pudding. Sometimes she might, or does, die, he would cry, and she would be buried.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: wedding death funeral bachelor playparty
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan8 1577, "All the Men in Our Town" (2 texts)
Opie-Game 21, "All the Boys in our Town" (2 texts, 1 tune)
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