“The Irishman”


An Irishman arrives in America and sees many new things. He thinks a ship's anchor is an axe for a giant. A parrot singing "God Save the Queen" makes him think it a person; he would kill it were it not wearing green. He tries to hatch a pumpkin. Etc.


  1. Logsdon 59, pp. 268-270, "The Irishman" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #10109
  3. BI, Loga059


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1970 (collected by Logsdon from Riley Neal)
Found in: US(SW)