God Don't Like It
DESCRIPTION: A warning against drink: "Well, God don't like it, no, no!... It's a-scandalous and a shame!" "Some people stay in the churches... They drinkin' beer and whisky, And they say that they don't care."
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Pearson Funeral Home Choir, according to Lomax-Singing)
KEYWORDS: religious drink nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 28-30, "God Don't Like It" (1 text, 1 tune)
Courlander-NFM, pp. 73-74, "(God Don't Like It)" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Harold Courlander, _A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore_, Crown Publishers, 1976, pp. 338-339, "(God Don't Like It)" (1 text)
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