“Peter Murphy's Little Dog”


This teasing song involves Murphy giving his girl friend a dog that wants to poke its nose into the woman's privates.


As is common with teasing songs, this is a fragmentary ballad at best, each verse ricocheting off the previous into a new direction. - EC

Cross references

  • cf. "Teasing Songs" (specifically "Suzanne Was a Lady," "The Ship's in the Harbor," "There Once Was a Farmer," "Two Irishmen, Two Irishmen")


  1. Randolph-Legman I, pp. 214-215, "Peter Murphy's Little Dog" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, RL214


Author: unknown
Keywords: bawdy dog humorous
Found in: US(So)