Blind Boy (I), The

DESCRIPTION: "Pardon, friends and neighbors, if I intrude upon your time, Please stop and read these verses and see that I am blind." Singer Edward Brodrick was a boiler-maker. He lost one eye, then the other; now he is a broommaker but needs money to start a shop
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout)
KEYWORDS: injury commerce hardtimes
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 110, pp. 138-139, "The Blind Boy" (1 text)
Roud #4881
File: Stou110

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