Prince of Morocco, The (The Sailor Boy II) [Laws N18]
DESCRIPTION: A rich lady is in love with a sailor. Her father promises his daughter 12,000 pounds if she will leave her sailor. The sailor disguises himself as the Prince of Morocco to fool her father. They are married. The girl collects. The sailor reveals himself
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love disguise trick marriage
FOUND IN: US(NE,SE,So)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Laws N18, "The Prince of Morocco (The Sailor Boy II)"
Randolph 88, "The Sailor Boy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Warner 61, "The Young Prince of Spain" (1 text, 1 tune)
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 214-215, "The Sailor Boy" (1 text)
Flanders-NewGreen, pp. 38-40, "The Poor Sailor Boy" (1 text plus an excerpt, 1 tune)
BrownII 63, "The Prince of Morocco; or, Johnnie" (1 text)
DT 449, PMOROCCO
NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(64a), "The Sailor Boy," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1890?
cf. "The Kitchie-Boy" [Child 252] (plot)
The Poor Sailor Boy
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