Well I fell into prison about a quarter till three
Where I found in my cell a glass waiting for me
So I filled what was empty and I pulled up a stool
But he stood in the corner, the old devil wouldn't move
He said, "You drink when you're lonely." No I drink when I want!
He said, "You'll never be sober." Sure. Why would I want that?
I only drink to be merry but unfortunately
I'm in the wrong prison cell and the wrong company



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    General CommentI love this song. Especially when he answers about never going to be sober, "Sure why would I want that?" It makes me grin.
    VullNoidon December 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentA true Irish heritage drinking song. Why we do it, why we don't stop. It's all there.
    bfcobblerman08on January 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe last line made me almost die laughing.
    Deadman_walkingon June 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMe and a bunch of people sing this song at the start of every house party or holiday gathering. Awesome stuff.
    AshesAndEmberson December 02, 2010   Link

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