Basket of Onions, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer engages in various activities (e.g. playing the ghost in "Hamlet"), but always thinks of the girl: "Oh, she loves another and it's no use to try, When oh, she sings out 'Sound onions, who'll buy?'"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1982
KEYWORDS: love food
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 106-107, "The Basket of Onions" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Described as a music hall song, and I have no reason to doubt it. - RBW
File: MCB106

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