The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #57166   Message #2619474
Posted By: Artful Codger
27-Apr-09 - 07:53 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Add: Drunkard's Lone Child
Subject: RE: Req/ADD: Drunkard's Lone Child
The John Hopkins Lester S. Levy Collection has sheet music for "Father's a Drunkard and Mother Is Dead", dated 1866. It is clearly related to the "Drunkard's Lone Child" songs, if not the original source. Words are credited to "Stella, of Washington", with music by Mrs. E.A. Parkhurst. I believe that the text and a MIDI can be found at