Wae Be to that Weary Drink, John Anderson, My Jo

DESCRIPTION: Jean: Why drink up all your money with your friends? I have burned the barn door for heat; we have no cow or ewe; let's both "join the total abstinence." John agrees. Both: "hand in hand we'll go, And we'll sleep thegither at the foot"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink derivative dialog husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 600, "Wae Be to that Weary Drink, John Anderson, My Jo" (2 texts)
Roud #6050
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "John Anderson, My Jo (I)" (words)
cf. "John Anderson, My Jo, John" (words)
cf. "John Barleycorn, My Jo" (another temperance derivative of "John Anderson")
ALTERNATE TITLES:
John Anderson, My Jo
NOTES: This temperance derivative of "John Anderson, My Jo (I)"/"John Anderson, My Jo, John" starts with a verse that seems based on the first verse of the version printed on Bodleian broadsides Harding B 45(17) and Harding B 11(439). See the notes to "John Anderson, My Jo (I)." - BS
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