Tay, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer warns young men against women overly dependent upon tay (tea). He works and earns a good living, but his wife wastes the money on tay. At last he breaks kettle and pot. She attacks him; he gives in and lets her have her tay
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: drink humorous husband wife fight warning
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H25a, pp. 502-503, "The Tay" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1310
cf. "The Wee Cup of Tay" (theme)
cf. "The Old Woman Drinking Her Tea" (theme: husband dominated by tea-drinking wife)
File: HHH25a

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