When I Was A Young Man
DESCRIPTION: As a young man the singer "was drinking and a-smoking, boys, from morning unto night." When he had spent all his money he worked for more. He was enraged when he "walked into the public house and I called for a pint of the best" but got "the slop"
EARLIEST DATE: 1995 (recording, Wiggy Smith)
KEYWORDS: drink lie
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
Wiggy Smith, "When I Was A Young Man" (on Voice13)
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