I've Only Been Down to the Club

DESCRIPTION: "Lasts night I was out rather late. It was only an innocent spree! My wife for my coming did wait, When sleeping I thought she would be." He stumbles but declares he isn't drunk. She is in a rage and threatens to leave him. He promises her (a new dress)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Shay-BarroomBallads/PiousFriendsDrunkenCompanions)
KEYWORDS: drink fight husband wife
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-BarroomBallads/PiousFriendsDrunkenCompanions, pp. 165-166, "I've Only Been Down to the Club" (1 text)
Roud #4941
File: SBar165

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