These Temperance Folks

DESCRIPTION: "These temp'rance folks do crowd us awfully, crowd us awfully, crowd us awfully. These temp'rance folks.... they think I do not care." The singer complains about the threat to his liberty, concedes that drink has made him poor, and asks to be left alone
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Cox)
KEYWORDS: drink political
FOUND IN: US(Ap,So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 323, "These Temperance Folks" (1 text, 1 tune)
JHCox 130, "Forward, Boys, Hurrah!" (1 text)

Roud #7797
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Jolly Grinder" (theme)
File: R323

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