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Subject: womens drinking songs
From: CharlieA
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 04:57 AM

Ok, now i am by no means a feminist. I am however rather bored by my lack of knowledge of drinking songs specifically for women. There are many for men about wenching, drinking etc but arn't great for a woman to sing. I'd love to learn some bawdy type songs that i can sing. anyone able to help? Cxxx


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:09 AM

Three Drunken Maidens.
COTTON MILL GIRLS?
MY HUSBAND'S GOT NO COURAGE IN HIM

Drop us a midi if you've got the resources.


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Subject: ADD: Three Drunken Maidens^^^
From: GUEST
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:15 AM

Suprisingly, doesn't seem to be in the DT:

Three Drunken Maidens

There were three drunken maidens come from the Isle of Wight.
They drunk from Monday morning, nor stopped 'til Saturday night.
When Saturday did come, me boys, they wouldn't then go out,
And these three drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about.

Then up comes bouncing Sally, her cheeks as red as a bloom.
"Move up, me jolly sisters, and give young Sally some room.
For I'll be your equal before that we go out.
And these four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about.

There's woodcock and pheasant, there's partridge and hare.
There's all sorts of dainties, no scarcity was there.
There's forty quarts of beer me boys, they barely drunk them out.
And these four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about.

Well then up comes the landlord, he's asking for his pay.
"It's a forty pound bill, me boys, these girls are supposed to pay."
That's ten pounds apiece me boys, but still they wouldn't go out.
And these four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about.

So where are your feathered hats, your mantles rich and fine?
They've all been swallowed up in tankards of good wine.
And where are your maidenheads, you maidens brisk and gay?
"We left them in the alehouse, we drank them clean away."

^^^


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: CharlieA
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:16 AM

I know the last one vaguely but not the others - are they in the forum? if not any chance of the lyrics. Thanx. Cxxx P.S. any more suggestions welcome.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: GUEST
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:23 AM

Here you go Murray:

DICEY REILLY


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Murray MacLeod
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:24 AM

For a different take on female drinking, try DICEY REILLY .

Murray


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Murray MacLeod
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:25 AM

Telepathy, Guest?

Murray


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 05:26 AM

Charlie, Cotton Mill Girls. Three Drunken Maidens is posted by GUEST above.

HUSBAND WITH NO COURAGE IN HIM is in the digitrad.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 08:17 AM

Well, then there's another reason for drinking:

"Mickey's Warning" also sometimes called "BLUE BLEEZING BLIND DRUNK" which I learned from a recording by Belle Stewart and I think is in the DigiTrad under one of those titles.

"Of whiskey I ne're was a lover, but what can a poor woman do?
I'll go and I'll drown all my sorrows, but I wish I could drown Mickey, too.
So I'll go and I'll get blue bleezin' blind drunk
Just to give Mickey a warning.
And just for spite I will stay out all night
And come rolling home drunk in the morning.

Bat Goddess


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Joe_F
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 10:26 AM

I am not sure if it's still in print, but _The Bawdy Ladies' Book_, a tape by Wild Rose (Anne Goodwin & Anabel Graetz, with Linda Lombardi), 1986, contains a variety of suitable songs, beginning with the already mentioned "Three Drunken Maidens" and ending with a women's version of "Roll Your Leg Over". The Bawdy Ladies are still around, so the address on the tape may be worth a try: Wild Rose, c/o SONG, P.O. Box 27, Cambridge, MA 02140.

In the meantime, the following limerick, when I last sang it, caused the two ladies named Sue in the company to raise their eyebrows at each other:

There was once a young lady named Sue,
Who preferred a stiff drink to a screw.
But one leads to the other,
And now she's a mother:
Let that be a lesson for you!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: GUEST,mgarvey@pacifier.com
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 10:48 AM

Beermaids of Valhalla, by Andrea Aldridge, I believe. I don't really know..just heard if a time or two. mg

Offsite: Beer Maids in Valhalla


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: CharlieA
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 11:38 AM

Hmm Beermaids of Valhalla - that sounds good - it's not in the database - anyone got the words Cxxx


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 11:46 AM

Couple that could be easily adapted

Come landlord(landlady?) fill the flowing bowl
FATHOM THE BOWL

Both in the DT (or is it with the DT's?) I think.

Cheers

Dave the Gnome


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 01:59 PM

The poor lonely widow - I can dance, I can sing, I'm as good now as ever, fond of me whiskey and good in a row, just 45 both witty and clever, I wonder if anyone will marry me now. It's in Bob Copper's Songs and Southern Breezes, and the tune's a variant of Constant Billy. Pm me if you can't find it.

One you can adapt- I have drunk one and I will drink two, I can drink as much as anyone of you, for I've been and done what the rest have done, me and my good companions. I have drunk two and I will drink three, there sits a woman/ man who drinks whiskey free etc.

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Noreen
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 03:44 PM

Guest, Three Drunken Maidens IS in the DT, found easily by putting those very words in the Digitrad and Forum Search box on the Forum page.

Noreen


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 09:54 PM

There's also a more explicit "Four Drunken Maidens". Also in DT. Please, please, please don't limit your searches to titles.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: GUEST,chrisj
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 10:15 PM

There's a song (i think its traditional, possibly Lancashire?) that is called something like " The Day We Went to Bangor". [DAYTRIP TO BANGOR] It seems to me to have a woman's viewpoint on generally having a good time. Whenever i hear it i'm reminded of girls from a factory or mill going on a bus (they'd probably say 'coach') outing to the seaside


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Murray MacLeod
Date: 01 Oct 01 - 10:28 PM

Didn't Terry Wogan have a "hit" with "The Day We Went to Bangor"? Or is my memory playing tricks?

Murray


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Subject: Lyr Add: CUSHIE BUTTERFIELD^^^
From: GUEST,maire
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 12:28 AM

You might consider 'Cushie Buttermilk'. It may be in the database, but if it isn't, here's goes:

CUSHIE BUTTERFIELD

I's a broken-hearted keelman and ower-head (sic) in love,
With a young lass in Gateside and I call her my dove,
Her name's Cushie Butterfield and she sells yellow clay,
And her cousin is a muck-man and they call him Tom Grey.

Chorus:
She's a big lass and a bonnie lass and she likes her beer,
And they call her Cushie Butterfield and I wish she were here.

Her eyes is like two holes in a blanket burnt through
Her brows in a morning would spyen a young cow,
And when I hear her shoutin' 'Will ye buy any clay?'
Like a candyman's trumpet, it steals my heart away.

Chorus:^^^


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 01:08 AM

CUSHIE BUTTERFIELD is already in the DT database with the full 5 verses.

Wassail! V


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 01:12 AM

I've got a few hangover songs, written by a woman, so I suppose they fit??

Let me know if you want them...

LTS


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 02:11 AM

The day we went to Bangor was a hit for Fiddler's Dram(some of whom metamorphosed into the Oyster Band)with Cathy le Serf. On Roger Holt's Dingles label.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: dr soul
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 03:15 AM

DON'T YOU MAKE ME HIGH (DON'T YOU FEEL MY LEG)

Don't you buy me gin, no don't you buy me rye, 'Cause if you buy me rye, you're gonna make me high, So don't you buy no rye.

Don't you feel my leg, don't you feel my thigh 'Cause if you feel my thigh, you're gonna make me high, So don't you you feel my thigh.

Marie Muldaur covered it. Women drinking.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 03:27 AM

Terry Wogan had a hit with a highly Bowdlerised version of the Floral Dance.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: pattyClink
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 05:11 PM

"Never Wed an Old Man" is in the DT, not about drink but fun, female, and suitable for rowdy drinking.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Joe_F
Date: 02 Oct 01 - 06:14 PM

"Fathom the Bowl" ends with a story to which, I have always thought, there must be another side:

My husband never tires of lying around.
He drinks like a fish, and he sings like a hound.
He eats like a pig and makes love like a troll,
And the day he drops dead, I will fathom the bowl.

There is also that lovely satire on male sexual vanity (or at least so I read it) that (in one of its many versions) begins:

FOUR OLD WHORES OF LIVERPOOL
Were drinking sherry wine,
And one said to the other:
"Yours is no bigger than mine."


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 17 Sep 03 - 02:07 AM

Any current info on the delightful Liverpool song above?
:-)
Robin


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: GUEST
Date: 17 Sep 03 - 08:42 AM

They are usually from Winnipeg, not Liverpool


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: CelesteF
Date: 17 Sep 03 - 12:22 PM

Sue West of Maine wrote a really nice song called "DRINK TO THE LADDIES." It's on DigiTrad.

There's another drinking song a friend of mine swears is a woman's song; I think because he learned it without the verse that makes it clearly a man's song. I sing it without that verse and it works great. It's called "The Midnight Glass." A version of it is on DT as "JOKE AND PUSH ABOUT THE PITCHER," which is the last phrase of the chorus ( I learned it as 'sing and push about the pitcher').

I'm glad you started this thread, 'cause I like to sing bawdy/drinking songs too. ;-)


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Subject: Lyr Add: FOUR OLD WHORES OF LIVERPOOL
From: Joe_F
Date: 17 Sep 03 - 07:20 PM

There are of course many versions, and I suppose any three-syllable place name will do. (There is, of course, one Winnepeg whore who has an entire song about her.) The one I like is:

Four old whores of Liverpool
Were drinking sherry wine,
And one said to the other,
"Yours is no bigger than mine."

"You're a liar," said the second one,
"For mine's as big as the sea.
The ships sail in and the ships sail out
And never bother me."

"You're a liar," said the third one,
"For mine's as big as the air.
The ships sail in and the ships sail out
And never tickle a hair."

"You're a liar," said the fourth one,
"For mine's as big as the moon.
The ships sail in at the first of the year
And never come out till June."

"You're all liars," said the first one,
"For mine's the biggest of all.
The ships sail in at the first of the year
And never come out at all."

Nice surrealism -- and, if you are a Freudian, a hint of castration anxiety too.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Ned Ludd
Date: 17 Sep 03 - 07:40 PM

There's a Burns song MY WIFE'S A WANTON WEE THING' With the great line 'She selt her coat an' she drank it'


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: CharlieA
Date: 01 Dec 03 - 11:51 AM

Liz,

Hangover songs would be great.

Sorry for the late reply!

Cxxx


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: womens drinking songs
From: Madame P At Work
Date: 01 Dec 03 - 12:21 PM

There's the shanty "hurrah for Toy Boys" I'll post the words when I get home.

TTFN Lady P.


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Subject: Lyr Add: SHE'S MORE TO BE PITIED (Stanley Brothers
From: BTMP
Date: 01 Dec 03 - 12:52 PM

"She's More to be Pitied" by the Stanley Brothers, while being a drinking song about women, does not cast them in a particularly good light:

She's there at the bar every evening,
face powdered and cheeks painted red.
Her beauty has faded too early,
Brought on by the fast life she's led.

Chorus: She's more to be pitied than scolded,
         She needs to be loved, not despised.
         Too much beer and wine, too many good times.
         The lure of the honkytonk wrecked her young life.

She once was the belle of the ballroom.
She'd a-made some man a sweet wife.
But too many parties, the wrong kind of crowd
Ruined her happy young life.

Chorus


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: GUEST,MaidofValahalla
Date: 28 Jul 08 - 08:29 PM

I know this is an old thread, but if you're still interested, "Beermaids of Valhalla" was recorded by The Pilots of Tiger Bay, aka Andrea Aldrich and Kathy McKenzie on their CD Tiger by the Tail. The Duo is no longer together, but there are still a few CDs and Tapes running around. I believe Kathy actually wrote the song. She is from the greater Seattle area, and can often be found a the Pacific Northwest Highland Games, held in July in Enumclaw, Washington.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: gnomad
Date: 29 Jul 08 - 07:02 AM

One song about a drunken woman, not exactly the brief I know, but a cracking song for all that, is Wor Nanny's a Mazer, by Tommy Armstrong.

Click 'ere

I can imagine some catters trying to make sense of it, and as written it looks terrible, but if you simply read it out loud it makes much better sense. The accents (dialects?) of NE England can be pretty impenetrable at times, but the song makes a good fist of representing them.


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Subject: Lyr Add: BEER MAIDS OF VALHALLA (Kathi McKenzie)
From: GUEST,celticcowgirl
Date: 24 Sep 08 - 12:21 AM

Yep, Beer Maids of Valhalla was written by me, Kathi McKenzie. Here's the lyrics:
Words and music by Kathi McKenzie


BEER MAIDS OF VALHALLA


Oh you Grim Reaper don't come for me
I'm off to the heavens with fine company
To a great hall with timbers that sparkle and shine
With endless entertainment, good food, beer and wine
And when we come back, we'll be high as can be
With a whole herd of Vikings, well how can that be?
'Cause we are the Valkyries, goddess of the skies
And if you wanna be my boyfriend, then you've gotta die

        With swords held high, you can hear us cry
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla, yaaaaaaaa haaaaaaa

To be a Beer Maid in Valhalla, ah that would be swell
Lots of eating, lots of drinking, beats the pants off of hell
All those warriors with muscles that ripple when they drink
Great kings and princes, they don't have to think
We don't choose for valor like you have been told
We just choose the cute ones that have lots of gold

With swords held high, you can hear us cry
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla, yaaaaaaaa haaaaaaa
        
We never get tired, we play and we drink
We drink, drink, drink, drink, drink, drink, drink, drink, drink, drink
Sometimes we wrestle and rip off our clothes
I pull on your hair and you bloody my nose
We play games like stickball and run through the halls
We knock people over and get kicked in the....
Broken arms broken shoulders broken legs broken heads
Broken ears broken toes, but it doesn't matter, we're dead............

With swords held high, you can hear us cry
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla, yaaaaaaaa haaaaaaa
        

My best guy is Thor and he's really big.
He drinks like a fish and he eats like a pig.
When he belches the timbers all tremble and shake.
And when he has gas, it's like an earthquake.

With swords held high, you can hear us cry
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla, yaaaaaaaa haaaaaaa

So don't tell me about heaven or the afterlife
No harpist on the clouds no saviors' wife
Won't bow down to Buddha, Vishnu or Allah
I've got my salvation; I'm a beer maid in Valhalla

With swords held high, you can hear us cry
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla
        Beer Maids of Valhalla, yaaaaaaaa haaaaaaa


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: GUEST,kendall
Date: 13 Aug 10 - 07:49 PM

Joe, here's another verse for 3 old whores.

You'r a liar said the first again I'd blush to be so small,
Many's the fleet that sailed right in and never came out at all
So take up the sheets me hearties
Water the decks with brine
Bend to the oars you lousy whores
None is bigger than mine.


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Subject: Lyr Add: Let Her Sleep Under The Bar
From: Genie
Date: 14 Aug 10 - 01:39 AM

DK the name of this, but I heard it often in college and it's probably in the DT.

'Twas a cold winter evening, the guests were all leaving,
O'Leary was closing the bar,
When he turned and he said to the lady in red,
"Get out! You can't stay any more."
She shed a sad tear in her bucket of beer
As she thought of the cold night ahead,
When a gentleman dapper stepped out of the men's room*
And these were the words that he said:

"Her mother never told her the things a young girl should know
About the ways of college men, and how they come and go (mostly go**).
Now age has taken her beauty and sin has left its sad scar,
So remember your mothers and sisters, boys,
And let her sleep under the bar."

*Original lyric: "crapper"
** ( or "mostly come")


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: scowie
Date: 14 Aug 10 - 06:03 AM

Does the fabulous "Star 'o the Bar" fit the bill?
Great song, but others will know about it than me.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: scowie
Date: 14 Aug 10 - 06:05 AM

Sorry! last bit should have said "but others will know MORE about it than me"
I must take more water with it!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Haruo
Date: 14 Aug 10 - 06:48 AM

The song Genie posted I sing in the following only slightly different version. I'm pretty sure it was in the 1954 ed. of Song Fest, which would be where I learned it originally, but I don't have a copy at hand to check whether it's closer to me or Genie:


'Twas a cold winter's evening, the guests were all leaving,
O'Leary was closing the bar,
When he turned 'round and said to that lady in red,
"Get out, you can't stay any more."
She shed a sad tear in her bucket of beer
As she dreamt of the cold night ahead,
When a gentleman dapper stepped out of the phone booth*
And these were the words that he said:

"Her mother never told her all the things a young girl should know,
About the ways of fancy men, and how they come and go (mostly go**).
Age has taken her beauty and sin has left its sad scar,
So remember your mothers and sisters, boys,
And let Nellie sleep under the bar."

[asterisks go to same sidenotes as Genie's]


Haruo


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: the lemonade lady
Date: 10 Aug 12 - 02:15 PM

Kitty: have you got the lyrics to the poor lonely widow?

Can you send them to me, I'd be everso grateful. Can't seem to find the on google.xx

I can dance, I can sing, I'm as good now as ever, fond of me whiskey and good in a row, just 45 both witty and clever, I wonder if anyone will marry me now


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Janie
Date: 11 Jun 16 - 11:21 PM

I don't think my inquiry warrants a new thread so will ask here. Trying to definitely determine who wrote "She's More to be Pitied than Scolded." Is it a Stanley Brother's original or earlier than that?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: MGM·Lion
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 02:20 AM

Can't see that Cotton Mill Girls, apart from some singers including the floating "Pickle bones in alcohol" verse [which I don't -- see my youtube channel]*, is a drinking song -- more a distinguished member of the 'sing to cheer self up coz the job is such a bummer' genre of work song, surely?

≈M≈

* http://www.youtube.com/user/mgmyer


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 03:09 AM

Can't lay hands on it, but there's a magnificent two-fingers-to-life song I've heard sung by Rosie Stewart entitled We're Three Drunken Whores (and we don't wear no drawers)
Jim Carroll


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: BobL
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 03:36 AM

You might also consider George Formby's "Fanlight Fanny", with or without Clinton Ford's (authorized) additions.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Helen
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 05:05 AM

I Spent My Last $10 (On Birth Control and Beer performed by Two Nice Girls.

I don't know why I know about this song, unless the Oz youth national radio station, Triple-J, used to play it.

Helen


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: GUEST,bigJ
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 05:06 AM

Jim, Rosie's song is "A Bunch of Damned Whores" written by the Austraian Ted Egan.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 05:34 AM

Thanks Big Jim - I look forward to being re-united with it, so to speak!
Jim Carroll
Yr 'tis


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Lighter
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 08:08 AM

I haven't compared the lyrics, but it sounds like "...Scolded" is an adaptation or rewrite of William B. Gray's once well-known "She is More to Be Pitied than Censured" (1898).

To "censure" means to express stern disapproval of (someone). A much more appropriate word in the song than "scold."


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: Janie
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 06:04 PM

Thanks, Lighter. I'll follow up on that. I had already found and listened to one recording of the Gray's song, but couldn't decide if they were related. Will listen to more recordings and arrangements.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Jun 16 - 07:08 PM

Sheila Stewart - Blue Bleezing Blind Drunk on YouTube


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: mkebenn
Date: 13 Jun 16 - 08:27 AM

From American country: "Little Wiskey Girl" and "Tequila Makes Her Cloths Fall Off" Mike


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: women's drinking songs
From: mkebenn
Date: 13 Jun 16 - 08:28 AM

Also "All Tore UP" M


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