My Foot Is in the Stirrup
DESCRIPTION: The singer tells Molly he is going to find a new girlfriend (in rather more coarse language), promising he will do his "plowing in some cleaner, greener land."
KEYWORDS: bawdy parting
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph-Legman I, p. 275, "My Foot Is in the Stirrup" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Oh Lily, Dear Lily"
cf. "Old Paint"
cf. "Sweet Willie"
cf. "The False Lover Won Back" [Child 218]
NOTES [36 words]: There was a nineteenth century song titled "One Foot in the Stirrup" and beginning "One foot in the stirrup, one hand in (sic.) the rein"; see Wolf, p. 118. I do not know if it has any relationship to this song. - RBW
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