“Let Old Nellie Stay”


The bartender is closing up, and demands that the "old lady in red" depart. As she starts crying, someone explains, "Her mother never told her The things a young girl should know... So do not treat her harshly Because she went too far...."

Cross references


  1. Ohrlin-HBT 44, "Let Old Nellie Stay" (1 text)
  2. BI, Ohr044


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1955
Keywords: drink age sin recitation
Found in: US