If You'll Only Let Liquor Alone
DESCRIPTION: The singer reminds her husband that he promised when they married "that you would leave liquor alone." Nevertheless, he breaks his vows "to your kind wife and baby at home."
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (Ives-FolksongsOfNewBrunswick)
KEYWORDS: promise drink baby husband wife betrayal lie marriage
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ives-FolksongsOfNewBrunswick, pp. 90-92, "If You'll Only Let Liquor Alone" (1 text, 1 tune)
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