Powers of Whisky, The
DESCRIPTION: "There's nothing like whisky Makes Irishmen frisky" and girls also, even if sick. If a maid rejects you "drink enough, you'll find charms in a dozen beside ... you'll think you're in love with each girl that you meet." Whisky can subdue any grief.
EARLIEST DATE: 1839 (Croker-PopularSongs)
KEYWORDS: love drink nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Croker-PopularSongs, pp. 75-76, "The Powers of Whisky" (1 text)
cf. "The Kinnegard Slashers" (tune, according to Croker-PopularSongs)
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