Lucky Jim

DESCRIPTION: "Jim was my friend, till one unhappy day The usual cause -- a pretty girl -- came in our way." Both court her, but "one day she married him." After three years, Jim dies. The singer marries her -- and regrets it so much that he thinks Jim lucky to be dead
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Shay-Barroom)
KEYWORDS: love death humorous shrewishness
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-Barroom, p. 161, "Lucky Jim" (1 text)
Roud #9545
File: SBar161

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