Not for Joseph

DESCRIPTION: "Joseph Baxer is my name, My friends all call me Joe. I'm up, you know, to every game, And everything I know. Ah, I was green as green could be, I suffered for it though; Now, if they try it on with me, I tell them not for Joe."
AUTHOR: Arthur Lloyd (source: Scott)
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Scott); 19C (WOlf)
KEYWORDS: gambling nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Scott-EnglishSB, pp. 94-95, "Not for Joseph" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Spaeth-ReadWeep, pp. 47-48, "Not for Joe" (1 text, 1 tune)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #1626, p. 110, "Not for Joseph" (1 reference)

Roud #13681
File: ScEB095

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