Mudcat Café message #98257 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #12429   Message #98257
Posted By: Tim Jaques tjaques@netcom.ca
22-Jul-99 - 07:54 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Lily the Pink
Subject: RE: LYR ADD - Lily the Pink
Was not the original "Lydia Pinkem" or something like that? There really was a historical personage of such a name who sold some kind of quack remedy and the song was meant to make fun of the claims made on behalf of this potion.