“No Letter in the Mail”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1940 (recording, Happy-Go-Lucky Boys)
Keywords: loneliness love abandonment suicide lover
Found in: US(Ap)


Singer hasn't received an answer to his love-letter. He has written that he was wrong and to blame, and that he loves her truly. He walks down the road, saying if he doesn't get a letter in the mail, he'll "bid this world goodbye"

Cross references



  1. Roud #11577
  2. BI, RcNLITM