“Molly and the Baby”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1935 (Aurora Advertiser)
Keywords: drink family promise
Found in: US(So)

Description

"There's a patient little woman here below, And a little kid that ought to have a show, Now I'll give the whiskey up and I'll take a coffee cup With Molly and the baby don't you know." The singer vows to give up drinking for the sake of his family

References

  1. Randolph 338, "Molly and the Baby" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7810
  3. BI, R338