Harmless Young Jim

DESCRIPTION: Jim says to a girl, "My name it is harmless Young Jim" and offers to "take you to the bakery and buy you a bun." She resists. He persists. They marry and have a son. "I'm sure I'd been better to leave her alone"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage sex childbirth bawdy wordplay food
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 282-283, "Harmless Young Jim" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9968
RECORDINGS:
Mrs. George Decker, "Harmless Young Jim" (on PeacockCDROM)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Blackberry Grove" (innuendoes)
cf. "Buttercup Joe" (innuendoes)
File: Pea282

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