Jock Hawk

DESCRIPTION: "One night I into Glesga went To spend my penny fee, Twas then a girl gave consent To bear me company." They go to a tavern. A crowd of sailors comes in -- then are called away. Jock is left to pay the entire bill. He warns others of the trick
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan2)
KEYWORDS: drink money trick sailor warning
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan2 295, "Jock Hawk" (10 texts, 5 tunes)
Ord, pp. 278-279, "Jock Hawk's Adventures in Glasgow" (1 text)

Roud #2311
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Jock Hack
One Day I Up to Glasgow Went
File: Ord278

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