This complication contains 21 English Drinking Songs from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Many of the songs are sung in unison, but some have been composed to be sung as rounds (canons) in multiple parts. This compilation includes songs from Henry Purcell, Thomas Ravencroft, More »
Top 10 Drinking Songs
Auld Lang Syne is probably one of the most famous Scottish Drinking Songs. Written by Scotland’s national poet and iconic figure Robert Burns, this Scottisch drinking song not only frequents the pubs
“MacPherson’s Lament” is a 17th century Scottish Drinking Song composed by James MacPherson himself in Prison on the eve of his execution for cattle rustling. On the gallows he played this tune
Fairytale of New York is a holiday Irish Drinking Song by The Pogues that is sung during Christmas. This song brings a unique Irish flare to the typical New York Christmas story.
“Lily the Pink” is an Irish Drinking Song based on a bawdy Folk song “The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham,” which was traditionally sung in changing rooms by rugby teams after matches. Lyrics
“Bugger Off” is an offensive Irish Drinking Song made famous by the Dubliners. The mock hostility between the band and the audience is what gives this drinking song its charm. This song