Sim Courted the Widow

DESCRIPTION: "Seven long years did Sim court the widder... Seven long years, and Sim didn't git her." Sim went home grieving -- but not before stealing a curry-comb. Forced to return it by "my son John," the rest of the song relates Sim's disjointed further adventures
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Belden)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection theft humorous
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Belden, pp. 436-437, "Sim and the Widow" (2 texts)
Randolph 371, "Sim Courted the Widow" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph/Cohen, pp. 301-302, "Sim Courted the Widow" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 371)

Roud #7621
File: R371

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