Over hills and mountains and to Americay
You're sweeter, stronger, decent-er, you're spunkier than tea
O whiskey, you're me darlin' drunk or sober
There's whiskey in the jar. Hey!
Next, a horrified nun hears me singing about whiskey in the school yard and then I have a fight with a boy! This true story about the taming of a public housing child continues. Part 2 of this series will be posted on Monday, November 28, 2011.
The Taming of a Public Housing Child Part 2
The Liddonfielders Part One: War of the Haves and the Have-Nots
Part one of The Liddonfielders illustrates the rivalry between housing project kids and middle-class kids in the Upper Holmesburg section of northeast Philadelphia, where Liddonfield stood.
Hear it for yourself:
The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem singing "Whiskey You're the Devil"