Mudcat Café message #392804 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30303   Message #392804
Posted By: Brendy
07-Feb-01 - 11:00 PM
Thread Name: I'm not anti Irish.. honest
Subject: RE: I'm not anti Irish.. honest
And the correct title of the song, of course, is "The nose of Allan-a-Dale", and is originally about some guy's penchant for cocaine; it is said to predate the Tudor period.

Ain't the oral tradition somethin?