Johnny McEldoo

DESCRIPTION: McEldoo and friends are on a drinking spree. They stop at Swann's for food and McEldoo eats everything in sight. McEldoo thinks the bill too high and starts a fight. The police arrive and march the boys away. The boys pay the bill and go home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Fowke-Ontario)
KEYWORDS: fight drink food humorous police
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber)) Ireland Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fowke-Ontario 33, "The Spree" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3390
RECORDINGS:
Tom Brandon, "The Spree" (on ONEFowke01)
The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, "Johnny McEldoo" (on IRClancyMakem01)
Jimmy McBeath, "Johnny McIndoe" (on Voice14)

NOTES: Fowke-Ontario, p. 179, suggests that this is originally a music hall song, but cannot point to a source. - RBW
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File: RcJoMcEl

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