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KB in Iowa Is alcohol the only drug...? (songs praising drugs (128* d) RE: Is alcohol the only drug praised in song 18 Dec 09


The Memphis Jug Band recorded 'Cocaine Habit Blues' in 1930. The refrain is Hey, hey, honey take a whiff on me.

They are not praising cocaine.


Cocaine habit mighty bad
It's the worst old habit that I ever had
Honey take a whiff on me

I went to Mr Beaman's in a lope
Saw a sign on the window said no more dope
Hey, hey, honey take a whiff on me

If you don't believe cocaine is good
Ask Alma Rose at Minglewood
Hey, hey, honey take a whiff on me

I love my whiskey, and I love my gin
But the way I love my coke is a doggone sin
Hey, hey, honey take a whiff on me

Since cocaine went out of style
You can catch them shooting needles all the while
Hey, hey, honey take a whiff on me

It takes a little coke to give me ease
Strut my stuff long as you please
Hey, hey, honey take a whiff on me


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