I Wouldn't Marry an Old Man
DESCRIPTION: The singer prefers a young to an old man for explicit sexual reasons.
KEYWORDS: bawdy age marriage sex
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph/Legman-RollMeInYourArms I, pp. 334-335, "I Wouldn't Marry an Old Man" (2 texts, 1 tune)
cf. "Maids When You're Young Never Wed an Old Man"
cf. "Old Man Came Over the Moor, An (Old Gum Boots and Leggings)"
cf. "I Wouldn't Have an Old Man"
NOTES [81 words]: A male version, "I Wouldn't Marry an Old Maid," also exists. Necessarily, its verses differ from the female's; thus there may be two songs on the same theme with similar titles. Presumably the tunes will determine the question. In Randolph/Legman-RollMeInYourArms I, the melody for the female version given is more often associated with "No Balls at All." - EC
I suspect this may be a bawdy version of "I Wouldn't Have an Old Man," but Ed did not equate the two, and who am I to argue? - RBW
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