What My Mamma Told Me

DESCRIPTION: ""What my mamma told me is bound to come to pass, A-drinkin' and a-gamblin' will be my ruin at las', las', Will be my ruin at last. "Went up on the mountain, To give my horn a blow...." "Went down... To get me a bottle o' gin... Ma, he's drunk agin."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Arnold)
KEYWORDS: drink mother warning
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Arnold, p. 37, "What My Mamma Told Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #16316
File: Arno037

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