Crepe On the Little Cabin Door
DESCRIPTION: The singer left his home, breaking his mother's heart. He wastes time "on women, wine and song." He gets a letter from his mother asking that he come home to see her. When he finally returns home he finds crepe on the door. His mother is dead.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: age sex warning home parting return separation death music wine mother rake
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Cyril O'Brien, "Take Warning" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
Doc & Chickie Williams, "Crepe On the Little Cabin Door" (Doxx DWLP-2001, 1974 (see Notes))
NOTES [31 words]: The description follows the Doc & Chickie Williams recording.
For a list of Doc & Chickie Williams records see DocWilliams.com at http://www.hankwilliamslistings.com/ind-dcw1-07.htm - BS
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