“I'm a Young Man from the Country”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934 (Henry, from Harvey M. Dann)
Keywords: travel trick
Found in: US(Ap) Britain(England)


"I'm a young man from the country... I'm a free and easy fellow, I need not tell my name. Oh, wouldn't you like to know me?" Town people try to trick him, but he knows his cab fares and all the tricks, and avoids the traps


  1. MHenry-Appalachians, p. 253, "I'm A Young Man from the Country" (1 text)
  2. Roud #1510
  3. BI, MHAp253