Fellow that Looks Like Me, The [Laws H21]

DESCRIPTION: The singer is stopped and made to pay a bill he never incurred, then beaten up for wronging a girl he does not know, and finally arrested and convicted for a crime he didn't commit. Only when the police find "the fellow that looks like me" is he freed
AUTHOR: J. F. Poole
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (copyright)
KEYWORDS: humorous reprieve courting infidelity accusation trial police prisoner
FOUND IN: US(Ro,SE,So) Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Laws H21, "The Fellow that Looks Like Me"
Randolph 463, "The Fellow that Looks Like Me" (1 text)
Hubbard, #175, "The Fellow that Looks Like Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
Mackenzie 145, "The Fellow That Looks Like Me" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #623, p. 41, "The Fellow That Looks LIke Me" (1 reference)
cf. Gardner/Chickering, p. 479, "The Fellow That Looks Like Me" (source notes only)
DT 707, LOOKSME

Roud #2187
RECORDINGS:
Al Hopkins & his Buckle Busters, "The Feller That Looks Like Me" (Brunswick 184, 1927)
Asa Martin, "The Fellow That Looks Like Me" (Supertone 9642, 1930)
Charlie Newman, "The Fellow That's Just Like Me" (OKeh 45116, 1927)

File: LH21

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