“Don't Never Marry a Drunkard”

Alternate titles: “Seven Long Years”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1926 (Randolph)
Keywords: drink marriage warning
Found in: US(So)

Description

"Seven long year I've done been married, I wish to God I was an old maid...." The woman marries a man who made fine promises, but now he won't work or care for the children; he spends his nights in a bar. The woman warns girls against marrying drunkards

References

  1. Randolph 337, "Don't Never Marry a Drunkard" (1 text)
  2. Roud #724
  3. BI, R337