Drunkard's Wife (II), The
DESCRIPTION: "Don't go out tonight, my darling, Do not leave me here alone, Stay at home with me, my darling, For I'm lonely while you're gone." The wife's pleas fail; he sets out for the bar; later, "They have brought me back my darlin, Dead he lies upon the floor!"
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (Fuson)
KEYWORDS: drink husband wife death
FOUND IN: US(MW,Ap)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Fuson, p. 137, "The Drunkard's Wife" (1 text)
Neely, pp. 261-262, "The Drunkard's Wife" (1 text)
ST Fus137 (Partial)
Don't Go Out Tonight
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