“Piper MacNeil”


Piper MacNeil loves whisky. One night he staggers home falling-down drunk. His mother opens the door, sees his dirty clothes and curses whisky. He says she should not be angry because "as long as I live I aye will be, That I'll take a drap whisky-o"


  • Willie Scott, "Piper O'Neill" (on Voice13) [the title seems to be an errror for "Piper MacNeil" in the text]


  1. Roud #5125
  2. BI, RcPipMON


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1967 (recording, Willie Scott)
Keywords: drink mother
Found in: Britain(Scotland(Bord))