Ould Heelball You're Boozing Again

DESCRIPTION: The singer, McShaw, is "a decent shoemaker ... but I've lately took on to the booze," as his friends comment at every chance. He was once well-to-do but now his wagon wheel is broken, his horses sold, and his wife has taken his watch and chain.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (Morton-Ulster)
KEYWORDS: drink hardtimes nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morton-Ulster 48, "Ould Heelball You're Boozing Again" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2915
File: MorU048

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