Nina Simone:” Lilac Wine”
The Kinks:” Alcohol”
And that’s it from this mole…….
The Who chimes in:
Robert Earl Keen’s “Corpus Christi Bay”…,
If I could live my life all over
It wouldn’t matter anyway
Cause I never could stay sober
On the Corpus Christi Bay
Oh, the dangers of loving the glass too much:
So you should join the fight (I always heard this as the song of the temperance union rather than the Salvation Army, but this version has some verses I hadn’t heard):
And another righteous warrior:
There are probably dozens of verses to the Salvation Army Song. It was popular in summer camps and my wife and kids all knew different verses and everybody made up their own. The proper venue for this song is a long auto trip with a car full of kids. 😀
Raucous,yes, this one, too- performance- they are having a good time. The video is pretty blurry but hey-
Albert Collins: I ain’t drunk”
Ted Hawkins:” There stands the glass”
Stripped of its country comfort , a great version.
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