Uncle Dan Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "A sly young maid" warns Uncle Dan of a predatory widow who "set her cap" for him. He thanks the maid for the warning; if she marries she should treat her man well but "if he should die and you want another man, Just clear the road for Uncle Dan"
AUTHOR: Dan Riley
EARLIEST DATE: 1957 (Ives-DullCare)
KEYWORDS: courting warning humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Ives-DullCare, pp. 48-49, 256, "The Uncle Dan Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ives-PEI, pp. 44-45, "Uncle Dan" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #13998
RECORDINGS:
Mary Cousins, "The Uncle Dan Song" (on MREIves01)
NOTES: Ives-DullCare and Ives-PEI are the same June 25, 1957 performance. - BS
Last updated in version 3.6
File: IvDC048

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