“Since James Went on the Stage”


"My name is Patrick Hogan, in this city I reside, I raised a son to manhood and he was my joy and pride," but now "me carpet is tore and me house is in a roar Since James went on the stage." The singer tells of the troubles caused by his son's acting


This looks like a stage song, but I have been unable to locate the original. - RBW


  1. Dean, p. 62, "Since James Went on the Stage" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5499
  3. BI, Dean062B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean)
Found in: US(MW)