Rookery, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a maid and accompanies her home "in Blarney Lane, convenient to the Rookery." She invites him to her room for sport and whisky punch. He wakes drunk, minus twenty pounds, a watch and coat. The neighbors laugh. Young men be warned
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (OCanainn)
KEYWORDS: sex seduction robbery drink whore warning
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCanainn, pp. 42-43, "The Rookery" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Gold Watch" [Laws K41] (plot) and references there
File: OCan042

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