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"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: age love marriage death drowning river drink humorous wordplay husband wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18230
RECORDINGS:
Lou O'Driscoll, "Mr. Wright and Mrs. Wrong" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
File: RcMrWMsW

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