“The Drunkard's Story”


The singer started out a successful businessman, happily married. But then, despite his wife's pleadings, he took to drinking. In time this used up all his money, and his family wound up in the street. Now even saloon keepers scorn the man who cannot pay


  1. Randoph 324, "The Drunkard's Story" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7798
  3. BI, R324


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1940 (Randolph)
Keywords: drink poverty
Found in: US(So)