“The Dodger”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Randolph)
Keywords: political trick
Found in: US(SE,So)

Description

Comments on the less-than-honest nature of various professionals: "Oh the (candidate's) a dodger, yes, a well-known dodger, Yes, the (candidate's) a dodger and I'm a dodger too. For we're all dodging... Our way through the world"

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References

  1. Randolph 462, "We're All Dodging" (1 text)
  2. BrownIII 333, "The Dodgers" (1 text, less political than some; candidates are not mentioned)
  3. Botkin-AmFolklr, pp. 875-876, "The Dodger" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. Silber-FSWB, pp. 24-25, "The Dodger Song" (1 text)
  5. DT, DODGRSNG*
  6. Roud #3758
  7. BI, R462