Liquor Book

DESCRIPTION: Singer has 3 weeks vacation coming after 3 years working. On line for 3 weeks to get liquor he finds he needs a "book." He gets it, not saying how, "bought myself a bottle of screech and drank the whole damn lot" and dreams "queer old things" while out
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: dream medicine drink humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18222
RECORDINGS:
Eddy Primroy, "Liquor Book" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
NOTES: The note at MUNFLA/Leach: "During prohibition in Newfoundland, alcohol was only available to those with a prescription for it (which everyone, it seems, was able to get). The 'liquor book' was part of this bureaucratic process required to buy even the smallest bottle of alcohol." - BS
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File: RcLiqBoo

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