Little Pack of Tailors, The

DESCRIPTION: "I went to Dublin and met a little tailor, I stuck him in my pocket for fear the ducks would eat him, The dogs began to bark at him and I began to beat him, And I threw him in the water for fear the ducks would eat him."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: nonsense bird dog
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 171, "The Little Pack of Tailors" (3 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #3053
RECORDINGS:
Elizabeth Cronin, "The Little Pack of Tailors" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES: The current description is all of the OCroinin-Cronin verse. There is also a chorus about rattling and chasing "the little pack of tailors." The last verse of the written version is mouth music.- BS
Last updated in version 3.2
File: OCC171

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