“I Am a Done-Up Man”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1942 (Randolph)
Keywords: drink death devil
Found in: US(So)

Description

"I am a done-up (hic) man, You'll agree with me ev'ry one (hic), Tis true I've seen the bright side of (hic) life (hic), But now I'm a poor old bum (hic)." The drunkard believes that, when he dies, Heaven turn him out, and Satan will reject him too

References

  1. Randolph 406, "I Am a Done-Up Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #7683
  3. BI, R406