Darn the Man That I Can Get
DESCRIPTION: Singer wonders why she can't get a man. She likes all men in uniform, even "short or thin," "from the U.S.A or Canada." She is "six feet four ... just the proper size." "I have buried four more of them and I'm only sixty-two"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: age marriage drink humorous nonballad sailor soldier
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Mike Kent, "Darn the Man That I Can Get" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
cf. "The Old Maid's Song (I)" and references there
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