O, Foo Will I Get Hame
DESCRIPTION: Jeannie Deans borrows money to buy a coat for her son but spends it on brandy. She sells her own clothes and the meal at home -- blaming rats and mice -- for drink. She has been shamed at church. She is afraid of falling into the river. "Will I win hame?"
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink nonballad river clothes food animal
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 583, "O, Foo Will I Get Hame" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Ask My Feet and Then My Noddle
NOTES: GreigDuncan3 compares this to "I'm Often Drunk, and Seldom Sober" but it shares no verses and one line of the chorus with that song. - BS
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