“If I Had It You Could Get It”


"I went right down to my old friend Joe," (to ask for money?), but Joe has none to spare. "If I had it, you could get it, But I am very sorry I haven't got it. For I am all in and down and out." The singer says he will hold his money if he ever gets more

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 494, "If I Had It You Could Get It" (1 short text)
  2. Roud #11761
  3. BI, Br494


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)