“Walking Down Canal Street”

Alternate titles: “This Mornin'”
Author: unknown
Keywords: bawdy sex whore
Found in: US(MW,Ro,So,SW)


This formula song chronicles the difficulties the narrator encounters in attempting to (find and) have sex with a whore.

Cross references


  1. Cray, pp. 213-214, "Walking Down Canal Street" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  2. Randolph-Legman I, pp. 560-563, "Walking Down Canal Street" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
  3. BI, EM214