Landlady of France, The
DESCRIPTION: "A landlady of France loved an officer, 'tis said, And this officer he dearly loved her brandy-o." As he prepares to go off to battle, they encourage encourage each other (primarily to drink more), "For love is like the colic, cured with brandy-o."
EARLIEST DATE: 1942
KEYWORDS: soldier drink separation love
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Gilbert, pp. 37-38, "The Landlady of France" (1 text)
The Monitor and Merrimack ("Way down at Fort Monroe") (WolfAmericanSongSheets p. 98)
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