How Happy is the Man!
DESCRIPTION: "How happy is the man that is free from all care." He can drink, smoke, and sing with friends. "How happy this isle" which has plenty of meat and drink, "free from control," bold soldiers, valiant sailors. Let's drink and sing "till we hail the new day"
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: drink music commerce nonballad patriotic
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, p. 43, "How Happy is the Man!" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 37)
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