“Poor Lonely Widow”


The "poor lonely widow" reports that "Three husbands I've had but they're all dead and buried." The first choked to death in bed, the second drank too much (?), the third hit her and she hit him back. She wonders "if anyone will marry me now."


  1. Copper-SoBreeze, pp. 228-229, "Poor Lonely Widow" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #1197
  3. BI, CoSB228


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1973
Found in: Britain(England(South))