“Mark Murphy”


Mark Murphy from Avondale "could fight and farm and swing his arm and drive this world along, But the only thing he left undone was to try and hold his tongue." He bragged once too often about his boxing and was shown up by a boxer he said he could beat


Avondale is inland at central eastern Queens, Prince Edward Island. - BS


  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 103-104, "Mark Murphy" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12454
  3. BI, Dib103


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Keywords: bragging fight humorous
Found in: Canada(Mar)