“Christmas Rum”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960 (Peacock)
Keywords: drink youth prisoner punishment
Found in: Canada(Newf)


Two underage boys are sentenced to fourteen days in jail for drinking Christmas rum. In jail they "worked from daylight until dark." Soon they'll be twenty-one and will be able to have "Christmas rum"


  1. Peacock, pp. 869-870, "Christmas Rum" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9804
  3. BI, Pea869