Love's Not Like It Used to Be
DESCRIPTION: "They used to get married for love but now they get married for gold... what we called love in those old days it's not what it used to be." Once men were boss. Now wives divorce and go home to mother. Old maids can't find love "like it used to be"
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Guigne)
KEYWORDS: love marriage gold nonballad husband mother oldmaid wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigne, pp. 249-253, "Love's Not Like It Used to Be" (1 text, 1 tune)
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