I'll Drink One (To Be a Good Companion, The Sussex Toast)

DESCRIPTION: "I'll drink one, if you'll drink two, And here's a lad that'll drink with you, And if you do as I have done, You'll be a good companion." Each verse adds a drink ("I'll drink two if you'll drink three, And here's a lad that will drink with thee," etc.)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1921 (Sharp MS.)
KEYWORDS: nonballad drink
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Kennedy 285, "To Be a Good Companion" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #885
File: K285

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