I've Got a Daughter

DESCRIPTION: "I've got a daughter, lives in the ocean" or "My girl's a corker, She's a New Yorker." The singer would "do anything to keep her alive" or "in style." "That's where all my money goes"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1975 (Opie-Game)
KEYWORDS: playparty
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North),Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game 123, "I've Got a Daughter" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #18313
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "My Girl's from USC" (a bawdy derivative of "My Girl's a 'Corker'")
NOTES: Opie-Game: "This cheerfully insulting song derives from the much-parodied American popular song 'My Girl's a "Corker," or The Race Track Girl', 1895, words by William Jerome and music by John Queen...."
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File: OpGa123

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