The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #72493   Message #1249005
Posted By: curmudgeon
16-Aug-04 - 08:14 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Copper Kettle (Albert Frank Beddoe)
Subject: RE: copper kettle and 1792
The first tax on spirits was enacted in 1791, the collection of which was a disaster. The Whisky Rebellion was 1794.

Q is absolutely correct.

This song is "new," having been written by a Texan whose name is avoiding me at this moment.

It's still a fine song -- Tom