DESCRIPTION: "Oh, Garfield, Killed a man, killed a man, killed a man, Little Garfield." "Big Garfield" smoked a $200 cigar, "Little Garfield" a $50 smoke, Little Garfield shoots Big Garfield. One says, "Don't let my loving wife know."
EARLIEST DATE: 1981 (Rosenbaum)
KEYWORDS: homicide drugs grief death wife
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Rosenbaum, pp. 80-81, "Garfield" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Mister Garfield" (form)
NOTES: Rosenbaum believes this to be the same song as "Mister Garfield," and admittedly both are story-songs, both involve a murder, and both involve "Garfield" -- but Rosenbaum's version has *two* Garfields, and no obvious Presidents. Roud lumps them, but I have split them. - RBW
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