“What Do You Think of My Darling?”


The singer lives on a small pension. His wife makes him do the nasty jobs around the house and "if I don't do it right it's a slap ... a kick or a clout" She drinks, gossips, is ugly and dirty. He prays "the devil like lightening might sweep her away"


  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, p. 102, "What Do You Think of My Darling?" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Dean, p. 127, "The Shrew Wife" (1 text)
  3. Roud #9602
  4. BI, Dib102


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