Someone Has Been There Before

DESCRIPTION: The singer complains that he's "always late" for everything, "for someone has been there before." A shoemaker, he invents a new heel, but someone had done that before. He asks a girl to marry but "she gave me a kick... someone has been there before"
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: courting marriage rejection commerce humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigne, pp. 341-342, "Someone Has Been There Before" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #24949
Bobby O'Brien, "I'm a Poor Unfortunate Miserable Man" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
File: Guig341

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