Broken Home, The

DESCRIPTION: "The church bells they were ringing... Just two short years ago... Two hearts had been united, Fair (Lillian) and Joe." All was well until a former lover showed up and stole Ann away. Now Joe is left lamenting with a broken home and a child in the cradle
AUTHOR: Will H. Fox
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Spaeth)
KEYWORDS: love marriage betrayal separation
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 768, "The Broken Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Spaeth-WeepSomeMoreMyLady, pp. 166-167, "The Broken Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gilbert-LostChords, pp. 270-271, "The Broken Home" (1 text)

ST R768 (Full)
Roud #7411
NOTES [33 words]: The plot here is sort of a cleaned-up, de-mystified version of the "House Carpenter." It pretty well demonstrates the intellectual impoverishment that results from appealing to popular culture. - RBW
File: R768

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