When Ye Gang Awa Johnnie

DESCRIPTION: Jennie wants Johnnie to give up drinking. He is unconvinced until she cries because the children will learn to drink from him. He resolves "that never mair I'll touch the barley bree." She is happy.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink dialog husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 589, "Fin Ye Gang Awa Johnnie" (2 texts)
Roud #6042
cf. "Farewell to Whisky (Johnny My Man)" (theme)
File: GrD3589

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