People/Characters: Pat Malone, who forgot that he was dead

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Folk songs of the Catskills by Norman Cazden
Folk Songs Out of Wisconsin: An Illustrated Compendium of Words and Music by Harry B. Peters
Ozark Folksongs: British Ballads and Songs, Vol. 1 (British Ballads & Songs) by Vance Randolph

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Pat Malone: Character in the folk song of the same name (also known as "The Irish Wake"). Broke and hoping to regain his financial stability via death benefits, Malone fakes his demise but cannot resist getting up at the wake.


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