Oh, I Used to Drink Beer

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, I used to drink beer, But I throwed it all away (x3), Oh I used to drink beer, But I throwed it all away, And now I'm free at last." "Oh, I used to chew tobacco." "Oh, I used to love sin." "Oh, I gave hell a shake When I came out de wilderness."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious drink nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 618, "Oh, I Used To Drink Beer" (1 text)
Roud #11920
NOTES: The real keyword for this song should probably be "obnoxious-unconvincing-moralizer." I don't drink or smoke -- but this is the sort of song that almost makes me wish I did. - RBW
File: Br3618

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