Dutchman Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, shentlemens and ladies, chust in time, Swiddy widdy winky tum fum, Come listen now unto my rhyme" of an old "Dutchman" who drinks so much that the doctor warns he'll burst. He dies and is fit only for use as rat poison. The singer warns against drink
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Browne)
KEYWORDS: humorous drink death poison doctor husband wife marriage
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Browne 147, "The Dutchman Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11347
File: Brne147

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