Don't Go Out Tonight, My Darling

DESCRIPTION: The wife pleads: "Don't go out tonight, my darling, Do not leave me here alone... Though the wine-cup may be tempting And your friends are full of glee... Darling, won't you stay with me?" But he goes out, and is carried home (dead?)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (recording, Grayson & Whitter; manuscript version from 1889?)
KEYWORDS: drink husband wife separation
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 339, "Don't Go Out Tonight, My Darling" (1 text)
AbrahamsRiddle, pp. 103-104, "Don't Go Out Tonight, My Darling" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownIII 26, "Don't Go Out Tonight, My Darling" (3 texts)

Roud #3521
RECORDINGS:
[G. B.] Grayson & [Henry] Whitter, "Don't Go Out Tonight, My Darling" (Victor 21139, 1927)
Uncle Henry's Original Kentucky Mountaineers, "Don't Go Out Tonight My Darling" (Capitol 48036, 1949)

File: R339

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