Champion He Was a Dandy

DESCRIPTION: Michael McCarthy bets that his twenty-pound bulldog Champion can beat all comers. He matches him with a black-and-tan terrier to fight in a ring in the bog. The terrier kills the bulldog. McCarthy kicks the terrier into the bog for revenge
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1960s (recording, Jack Elliotr)
KEYWORDS: fight death gambling dog
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
Roud #12934
RECORDINGS:
Jack Elliott, "Champion He Was a Dandy" (on Voice18)
File: RcChHWaD

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