Drink That Rot Gut

DESCRIPTION: "Drink that rot gut (x2), Drink that red eye, boys, It don't make a damn wherever we land, We hit her up for joy." A call for drink and a celebration of its effects. The cowboys have "lived in the saddle and ridden trail"; now they will enjoy themselves
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916
KEYWORDS: drink cowboy nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Lomax-ABFS, p. 169, "Drink That Rot Gut" (1 tune)
Saffel-CowboyP, p. 196, "Drinking Song" (1 text)

Roud #8030
File: LxA169

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