DESCRIPTION: "Oh I have been east and I have been west, For in traveling a man may afar go Before he will find... A town to compare with Chicago." They won't let you life there unless you're a swindler, drunk, womanizer, gambler; clergy are banned; there are no morals
AUTHOR: Music: H. M. Higgins
EARLIEST DATE: 1868 (sheet music); the poem came earlier, but probably not much earlier
KEYWORDS: humorous nonballad home clergy gambling theft adultery
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 336-337, "Chicago" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #25991
File: HGam336

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