“Bachelor's Hall (III)”


"Young ladies all, both short, fat, and tall, On me you will surely take pity, For a bachelor's hall is no place at all." The singer would rather be married: it's less expensive. He lists his household assets in hopes of attracting a wife.

Cross references


  1. Ives-DullCare, pp. 39-41,241, "Bachelor's Hall" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #14002
  3. BI, IvDC039


Author: Larry Gorman
Earliest date: 1957 (Ives-DullCare)
Found in: Canada(Mar)