Artist: Clancy Brothers & Tommy MakemAuthor: traditionalLabel: ColumbiaYear: 1964
Drinking song first published in 1838 (Irish origin). Tune frequently used in pre civil war campaign songs, even for Abraham Lincoln (as Lincoln And Liberty). Melody relates with Down In The Willow Garden (aka Rose Connelly) See: Rose Conley.
Almanac Singers [as Tehran And Roosevelt]
Bob Dylan & The Band [Basement tape as Ol' Roison The Beau]
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