Merry Tippler, The

DESCRIPTION: "When first I was a little boy my mammy did begin, She sent me early in the morning to fetch her cargo i. So I drink some you must know, must know." The singer tells how he and his mammy tried various drinks; now he doesn't care; he'll drink it all
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Gardiner MS.)
KEYWORDS: drink mother humorous nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Purslow-Constant, p. 59, "The Merry Tippler" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1661
File: PCL059

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