Drunkard's Story, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer started out a successful businessman, happily married. But then, despite his wife's pleadings, he took to drinking. In time this used up all his money, and his family wound up in the street. Now even saloon keepers scorn the man who cannot pay
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: drink poverty
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randoph 324, "The Drunkard's Story" (1 text)
Roud #7798
File: R324

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