Pack of Cards, A

DESCRIPTION: "One night as I sat by my fireside so weary..... When all of a sudden I found my eyes resting On something that brought many scenes to my mind, 'Twas an old pack of cards." The singer tells talesof a gambler slowly dies from gambling and poverty
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Shay-Barroom)
KEYWORDS: gambling death hardtimes cards
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-Barroom, pp. 117-119, "A Pack of Cards" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9535
File: SBar117

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