Murphy in the Cupboard
DESCRIPTION: The singer loves Molly McClare. He finds her kitchen door open and hides in a cupboard. She returns kissing Murphy. When Murphy also has to hide in the cupboard he reveals he is Molly's husband. The singer locks Murphy in and leaves with the key.
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (Lehr/Best)
KEYWORDS: love humorous hiding husband wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lehr/Best 81, "Murphy in the Cupboard" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Boatsman and the Chest" [Laws Q8] (plot) and references there
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