Geordie's Lost His Penker

DESCRIPTION: Geordie has lost his penker (largest marble) in a cundy (drain-grate). The singer rams a clothes prop up the cundy, but can't retrieve the penker. He ties on a terrier, but fails; finally he blows up the drain -- as Geordie finds the penker in his pocket
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (recorded by Len Elliott)
KEYWORDS: game humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North)) Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
DR, GORDPENK
Roud #8244
RECORDINGS:
Len Elliott, "Geordie's Lost His Penker" (on Elliotts01)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Wee Willie's Lost His Marley
NOTES: Anyone who thinks everything in this song is simple and straightforward hasn't heard Louis Killen sing it, or seen the look in his eye as he sings, "He rammed it up the cundy...." - PJS
File: RcGLHP

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