Come All You Lads and Lasses
DESCRIPTION: The singer takes a prostitute to his room. He wakes to find her searching his room for money. He beats her, drives her away naked, and finds nine guineas and two five pound notes in the gown and coat she left behind.
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Reeves-TheEverlastingCircle)
KEYWORDS: sex theft money clothes whore
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves-TheEverlastingCircle 22, "Come All You Lads and Lasses" (1 text)
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