“Maggie May”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: c. 1906 (recording, John W. Myers)
Keywords: whore robbery sailor transportation
Found in: Britain(England(West)) Australia

Description

The sailor returns home and soon falls in with Maggie May. She takes him to her room, gets him drunk, and walks off with his money (and clothes). Maggie is arrested and transported to Australia

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Recordings

References

  1. Hugill, pp. 404-408, "Maggie May" (4 texts, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 307-311]
  2. Fahey-Eureka, pp. 30-31, "Maggie May" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Manifold-PASB, pp. 6-7, "Maggie May" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. DT, MAGGIMAY*
  5. Roud #1757
  6. BI, FaE030