Sweet Rosie Levinsky

DESCRIPTION: "Sweet Rosie Levinsky, She was a blacksmith by birth. She was tired of living And decided to leave this old earth. She tried dying by inches, But finding that this was to hard She went out in the alley Laid down and died by the yard.... Three feet."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Shay-Barroom)
KEYWORDS: death
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-Barroom, p. 25, "Sweet Rosie" (1 text)
Roud #9608
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" (lyrics)
NOTES: Presumably to be sung to the tune of "Sweet Rosie O'Grady," but Shay indicates no tune. - RBW
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