Black Bottle, The (The Bottle of Grog)

DESCRIPTION: "One day as I passed through a tavern door, I was... determined to pass by I'm sure," but the singer spots a bottle of grog. They converse; it says it does good; the singer says it does harm. He drinks it anyway -- but says he won't drink again
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Vikár/Panagapka-SongsNorthWoodsSungByOJAbbott)
KEYWORDS: drink travel dialog
FOUND IN: Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Vikár/Panagapka-SongsNorthWoodsSungByOJAbbott 51, "The Black Bottle" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3832
NOTES [19 words]: If the singer thought a bottle of grog was talking to him BEFORE he drank it, what was he like after drinking it? - RBW
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