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
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
PBB 114, "Cocaine Lil and Morphine Sue" (1 text)
Sandburg, p. 206, "Cocaine Lil" (1 text, tune referenced)
DT, COKELIL

Roud #9543
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Willy the Weeper" (tune)
cf. "Cocaine Blues (I)" (subject) and references there
File: PBB114

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