Drinking Rum and Raspberry

DESCRIPTION: "Some like gin and some like brandy, Some are keen on beer or shandy, I'll drink any drink that's handy" as long as it's strong. Drinking rum and raspberry grows hair on the chest, makes you want to sing and fight, and results in fights
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1957 (Ruth Park, "One a Pecker, Two a Pecker")
KEYWORDS: drink nonballad
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Colquhoun-NZ-Folksongs-SongOfAYoungCountry, p. 44 in the 1972 edition, "Drinking Rum and Raspberry" (1 text, 1 tune); dropped from the 2010 edition
File: Colq044

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