Mr. Wright and Mrs. Wrong
DESCRIPTION: Old Mr. Wright married Mrs. Wrong, a gin drinker. One night she came home drunk and "flew into the riverside with suicide intent." He jumped in to save her and they were never heard of again. The chorus says "Wrong married right and Wright married wrong"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: age love marriage death drowning river drink humorous wordplay husband wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Lou O'Driscoll, "Mr. Wright and Mrs. Wrong" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
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