DESCRIPTION: Dicky Dash takes Miss (Beal/Peel) to a dance but has to sell his shirt to raise admission. During the dance a shawl is stolen. Everyone is searched. When they search Dickie and find he has no shirt Miss Beal has nothing further to do with him.
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Leach-Labrador)
KEYWORDS: courting theft clothes dancing humorous money commerce
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf) Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Leach-Labrador 64, "Dicky Dash" (1 text, 1 tune)
Graham/Holmes 18, "Dick the Dasher" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST LLab064 (Partial)
Roud #5280 and 9986
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