Drunkard's Wife (I), The

DESCRIPTION: The drunkard's widow warns young girls against marrying a drunk. Her marriage has turned her old. She describes the symptoms of a drunk, and tells how her husband killed their children, then himself, and left a drunkard son
AUTHOR: Words: M. W. Knapp/Music: L. L. Pickett
EARLIEST DATE: 1894 (songbook known to Randolph)
KEYWORDS: drink marriage husband wife children homicide
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 332, "The Drunkard's Wife" (1 text)
Roud #7804
File: R332

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