Wee Article, The

DESCRIPTION: "I 'm a jolly servant lass, my name is Mary Ann, I'm going to sing about a thing that calls itself a man; He wanted me his wife to be, he's only four foot four...." She reviles the short suitor, and details why she wants no part of such a man
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection humorous
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H833, p. 257, "The Wee Article" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2739
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Wee Daft Article
File: HHH833

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.