Ridin' on de Cable Car
DESCRIPTION: "Come hurry to de wicket And get a first-class ticket Risin' on de cable car." The singer describes the rider's experiences: Paying six cents to be jammed in a crowd on a hot day, having someone step on your toe, being harangued by a politician
AUTHOR: H. O. Lawrence?
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: travel technology
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 509, "Ridin' on de Cable Car" (1 text)
cf. "Climbing up the Golden Stairs" (tune)
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