Edison Machine, The

DESCRIPTION: "Mike Murphy owned a fine saloon, He never knew grief nor care," and has an Edison phonograph. An Irish crew calls for "The Wearing of the Green"; he accidentally plays "God Save the Queen." The Irishmen riot; Murphy ends up dead
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: technology fight drink humorous
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 234-235, "The Edison Machine" (1 text)
Roud #6615
File: TNY234

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