“Coatman's Saloon”


The singer meets a young lady. He invites her to Coatman's for ice cream. She orders a steak. She says "her husband had gone to war" but at the ferry her "husband" threatens to shoot him. "The story will be continued in the 'Guardian' next week"


  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 98-99, "Coatman's Saloon" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12450
  3. BI, Dib098


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Keywords: lie food humorous husband
Found in: Canada(Mar)