-the answer's in the closet by the door

by Joann Brosnan

The song was sung at Irish immigrant gatherings in the Bronx, last heard about 90 years ago by a (then) very young lad. All he knows is that the last, repeated, line of each verse was "The answer's in the closet by the door." The song was often accompanied on the squeezebox by the lad's father who hailed from the Dingle Peninsula area.

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