Never Interfere With Man and Wife
DESCRIPTION: Singer repeatedly gets in trouble trying to make peace between arguing husbands and wives: both sides attack him. "No matter who is wrong or who is right/ O just show your sympathy"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Blind Blake Higgs: see WIHIGGS01; see notes)
KEYWORDS: marriage violence abuse nonballad husband wife
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
Blind Blake Higgs, "Never Interfere With Man and Wife" (on WIHIGGS01)
NOTES: According to Ethnic Music on Records: a Discography of Ethnic Recordings Produced in the United States, 1893 to 1942 by Richard K Spottswood (Urbana, c1990), Vol. 5, p. 2916, Sam Manning and his Orchestra recorded "Don't Interfere With Man and Wife": Bluebird D-4927, recorded June 4, 1934. - BS
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