“Poor Howard”


"Poor Howard's dead and gone, Left me here to sing this song." "Who's been here since I've been gone? Pretty little girl with a red dress on." "Who's been here... Great big man with a derby on" And so forth, through as many visitors as desired

Cross references


  1. Silber-FSWB, p. 63, "Poor Howard" (1 text)
  2. Roud #11673
  3. BI, FSWB063


Author: Huddie Leadbetter
Earliest date: 1936 (copyright)
Keywords: nonballad death
Found in: US