“Drinking Strong Whiskey”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (IRTunneyFamily01)
Keywords: dream drink Hell
Found in: Ireland

Description

Singer "being tipsy from drinking strong whiskey ... straight to the raygions of dead men did go." He finds the souls in Hell weary and wonders "if souls who go up to heaven" ever stray among mortals; those in Hell would surely not be permitted that.

Recordings

References

  1. Tunney-StoneFiddle, p. 125, "Drinking Strong Whiskey" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5293
  3. BI, TSF125