I Used to Have a Father
DESCRIPTION: "I used to have a father who sat and talked to me, But now I have no father -- what pleasure do I see? I looked out of the window to hear the organ play And there I saw my father as in his grave he lay."
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (JAFL 45, from Harold Greene)
KEYWORDS: death father music
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MHenry-Appalachians, p. 247, "I Used to Have a Father" (1 short text)
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