It's the Sime the 'Ole World Over (II)

DESCRIPTION: "'Ave you 'eard of SallyCarter, Who should 'ave been Joe Johnsing's wife? First 'e gets 'er into trou-bell, Then he ups and tikes a knife." She says she will marry him; he kills her. "An' now 'e's... Passing laws in England's name" while the poor suffer
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Shay-Barroom)
KEYWORDS: homicide rejection sex
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-Barroom, p. 58, "It's the Sime the 'Ole World Over II" (1 text)
Roud #9621
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "She Was Poor But She Was Honest (I)" (form)
NOTES: Since Shay's version seems to be unique, and there are many variations on the basic form of "She Was Poor But She Was Honest (I)," Roud lumps this with that song, based on Shay's title. But Shay's piece has a completely different plot, about murder, and never uses either the "She Was Poor But She Was Honest" line or "It's the same the whole world over"; I would consider them separate songs which (probably) use the same tune. - RBW
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