He Hey, Why Do We Pay?
DESCRIPTION: "When I was a youngster my father said, Boy, you're the kind of a fellow the girls will annoy. He hey, why do we pay for something we can't carry away?" Three hundred barmaids weep for the singer. Many people lock their daughters away from him
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore)
KEYWORDS: sailor sex bawdy royalty father
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore, pp. 120-122, "(He Hey, Why Do We Pay?)" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [8 words]: I think we need a keyword, "Utterly obnoxious." - RBW
Last updated in version 3.3
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.