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"
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)
Patrick Rossiter, "Old Grandma Hones" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
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