I remember this song, I used to sing I in my youth, and so I was glad to be reminded of it. I took to singing it while doing the washing up (it's how I learn all my songs). The following exchange took place when my wife (a potter not much given to music) came into the kitchen,
Spouse: What's this, another of your dirges?
Spouse: What's this one about? "Waggle my Willie down Wadcliffe Highway"
Collapse of stout party.