Future Mrs. 'Awkins, The

DESCRIPTION: "I know a little doner, I'm about to own 'er, She's a-goin' to marry me." "Be Missis 'Awkins, Missis 'En'ry 'Awkins." "If you die an old maid you'll 'ave only yerself to blame." The singer recalls first meeting Liza, and tells how she agreed to marry
AUTHOR: Albert Chevalier
EARLIEST DATE: 1913 (_Songs that Never Grow Old_); Chevalier started his music hall career in 1877, according to Davison
KEYWORDS: love courting marriage
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Peters, p. 176, "Liza" (1 fragment, 1 tune -- a de-cocknified version of the chorus)
ADDITIONAL: Peter Davison, _Songs of The British Music Hall_, Oak, 1971, pp. 182-183, "The Future Mrs. 'Awkins" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #15686
File: Pet176A

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