Cocaine Lil

DESCRIPTION: Cocaine Lil "lived in Cocaine town on Cocaine Hill, She had a cocaine dog and a cocaine cat..." and other equally drug-afflicted possessions. One night, after a party, she "took another sniff and it knocked her dead"; her tombstone testifies to her habit
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sandburg)
KEYWORDS: drugs death party burial
REFERENCES (4 citations):
PBB 114, "Cocaine Lil and Morphine Sue" (1 text)
Sandburg, p. 206, "Cocaine Lil" (1 text, tune referenced)
Shay-Barroom, pp. 153-154, "Cocaine Lil and Morphine Sue" (1 text)

Roud #9543
cf. "Willy the Weeper" (tune)
cf. "Cocaine Blues (I)" (subject) and references there
NOTES [18 words]: For the effects of cocaine, and its history in the United States, see the notes to "Cocaine Blues (I)." - RBW
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File: PBB114

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