Death of Sly Grog, The

DESCRIPTION: "O'er 'Sly Grog's tomb' with drunken grief oppressed Grogsellers mourn their business now at rest." The singer tells how the police, after much effort, proved that there was illegal liquor sold. The seller is fined fifty pounds for not buying a license
AUTHOR: Words: "Coxon"
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: drink police punishment
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 88-90, "The Death of Sly Grog" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: AnSo088

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