Pass Around the Grog (Here's a Health to Our Majesty)
DESCRIPTION: "Hear's a health unto our majesty, and long may she reign, Queen of all the seven seas and the pride of the Spanish main." "Here's a health to his Majesty, With a fa la la la la...." "So pass around the grog, my boy"
EARLIEST DATE: 1859 (Chappell-PopularMusicOfTheOldenTime)
KEYWORDS: drink royalty nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Chappell-PopularMusicOfTheOldenTime, p. 492, "Here'a a Health Unto His Majesty" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Chappell/Wooldridge-OldEnglishPopularMusic II, pp. 18-19, "Here's a Health Unto His Majesty" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES [39 words]: I am far from sure that all the items Roud subsumes under #5384 are the same, and I'm by no means convinced that all of them are traditional, but I will lump them here because drawing a clear criterion for division would be too hard. - RBW
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