“The Year of Seventy One”


New Years 1971. Bob Mack and Mickey ride Bob's tractor to Mass but it will not pass "Maggie's" where Bob always stops for a drink. Then, drunk, he drives into a ditch, losing Mickey to the road. Mickey swears he'll not ride in the tractor for a while.


  1. McBride 71, "The Year of Seventy One" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, McB1071


Author: Jim McGonigle (source: McBride)
Earliest date: 1988 (McBride)
Keywords: drink humorous
Found in: Ireland