“The Black Mustache”


"It's O once I had a charming beau..." The singer describes his wealth and wooing. "And then there came a sour old maid, She's worth her weight in gold," whom the suitor prefers. She warns against "those stylish chaps that wear the black mustache"


  • Vernon Dalhart, "The Little Black Mustache" (Edison 52118, 1927)
  • Nations Brothers, "Little Black Mustache" (Vocalion 03152, 1936)
  • [Ernest Stoneman &] The Dixie Mountaineers, "The Black Mustache" (Edison, unissued, 1927)
  • Henry Whitter, "My Darling's Black Mustache" (OKeh 40395, 1925)


  1. Randolph 402, "The Little Black Mustache" (3 texts)
  2. BrownII 202, "The Little Black Mustache" (1 text plus 1 excerpt and mention of 4 more)
  3. Combs/Wilgus 154, pp. 180-181, "The Black Mustache" (1 text)
  4. Roud #471
  5. BI, CW180A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925
Found in: US(Ap,MW,SE,So)