Drouthy Souters, The
DESCRIPTION: Two drunken shoemakers lived by the Clyde. "No man could them divide." "For wives and bairns they didna care." They only cared for drink.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink nonballad friend river
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 592, "The Drouthy Souters" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
NOTES: Greig #42: "In rustic song the Shoemaker becomes the Souter, and as such, is usually treated in humorous style." - BS
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