Old Grandma Hones

DESCRIPTION: The Liza leaves Sydney for Halifax and "Missus Hone's." Grandpa Hones tells tales. The girls welcome the sailors home. Grandma goes to bed and "leaves us all night with her daughters to sport"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: sex ship shore humorous whore sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 83-84, "Old Grandma Hones" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9952
RECORDINGS:
Patrick Rossiter, "Old Grandma Hones" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
File: Pea083

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 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.