“Tis Now, Young Man, Give Me Attention”


The singer complains of his sad life. He courts and marries a girl. After seven years, he finds her untrue, but cannot gain a divorce because he can't prove her infidelity. He wishes to sail away, but hates to live his little girl (?). He dies at sea


  1. BrownII 312, "'Tis Now, Young Man, Give Me Attention" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6648
  3. BI, BrII312


Author: Napoleon Stetson?
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)