No Booze Today © 2007 Emerald Rose
Traditional American Folk

No booze today, no booze today, you can't get booze on Sunday
No booze today, no booze today, you better come back on Monday

There was a little man and he had a wooden leg
and he used to rush the growler
But he went to the saloon on a Sunday afternoon
and you should have heard the bartender holler!

No booze today, no booze today, you can't get booze on Sunday
No booze today, no booze today, you better come back on Monday

He went to the joint to get some gin and satisfy his craving
But to his dismay upon this day all the tubs were used for bathing

No booze today, no booze today, you can't get booze on Sunday
No booze today, no booze today, you better come back on Monday

He asked his neighbor for a beer to stop his throat from dryin'
But the neighbor's wife was far too near and so he started cryin'

No booze today, no booze today, you can't get booze on Sunday
No booze today, no booze today, you better come back on Monday

Now girls can sing and girls can dance and they can play croquet
But they can't strike a match on the seat of their pants
'cause they just ain't built that way!

No booze today, no booze today, you can't get booze on Sunday
No booze today, no booze today, you better come back on Monday

Now the chambermaid came through the door
"Get up you lazy sinner, we need those sheets for tablecloths,
it's almost time for dinner!"

No booze today, no booze today, you can't get booze on Sunday
No booze today, no booze today, you better come back on Monday

Lyrics and tune traditional - add'l lyrics Arthur Hinds
Arrangement Emerald Rose
Arthur Hinds -- vocal, bodhran, percussion
Larry Morris -- vocal, whistle, percussion
Brian Sullivan -- vocal, guitars
Clyde Gilbert -- vocal, bass

instrumental breaks: "Sunday's Hornpipe" Pierre Bensusan, "Never on Sunday" Manos Hadjidakis/Don Costa, "Sunday Bloody Sunday" Bono/U2

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