Boys of Old Erin the Green, The

DESCRIPTION: "Concerning that terrible battle, Where bloodshed and battery was seen, With the beef-eating bullies of England And the boys of old Erin the Green." The boys stop at an alehouse and head for the English in the market. The "cowardly English" are banished
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (OLochlainn)
KEYWORDS: battle drink Ireland humorous patriotic
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn 101, "The Boys of Old Erin the Green" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3050
cf. "The Irish Harvestmen's Triumph" (subject)
File: OLoc101

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