“Champion He Was a Dandy”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960s (recording, Jack Elliotr)
Keywords: fight death gambling dog
Found in: Britain(England(North))


Michael McCarthy bets that his twenty-pound bulldog Champion can beat all comers. He matches him with a black-and-tan terrier to fight in a ring in the bog. The terrier kills the bulldog. McCarthy kicks the terrier into the bog for revenge



  1. Roud #12934
  2. BI, RcChHWaD