DESCRIPTION: Johnny intends to spend the night with Nancy but her cronies beat him and take his money. Next day his mother and neighbors comment on his appearance. He denies being beaten. Fellows, beware of Nancy.
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (IRRCinnamond02)
KEYWORDS: courting sex fight humorous
FOUND IN: Ireland
ST RcGrrGrv (Full)
Robert Cinnamond, "Down By Gruyer's Groves" (on IRRCinnamond02)
NOTES: The description is based on John Moulden's transcription from IRRCinnamond02 included in the Traditional Ballad Index Supplement. - BS
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