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Posted By: George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca
13-Apr-07 - 10:41 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: When the Old Man Came Home Sober
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: When the Old Man Came Home Sober
Looks like it's from Britain.

After the speeches, the miners and their families held a picnic. Later, as they marched to bus and train for home, stopping at pubs on the way, they sang Beer Barrel Polka and such favorites as Two Lovely Black Eyes and Mother Sought Protection Behind the Carving Knife When the Old Man Came Home Sober for the First Time in His Life.

This came from a Time article