“As I Staggered From Home Yesterday Morning”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (recording, Pat Ford)
Keywords: drink wife
Found in: US(MW)

Description

As singer staggers out, his wife (counting up his meager cash) tells him their life would be better if he quit drinking -- they'd soon be "rich as a Jew." He tells her that drink does him a world of good, and he intends to continue

Notes

Both [Pat Ford] recordings contain the same fragment, but are different takes. - PJS

Recordings

References

  1. Roud #15472
  2. BI, RcAISFHY