21 English Drinking Songs

English Drinking Songs

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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, John Stafford Smith, George Berg, John Hilton and others.

List of 25 English Drinking Songs

  • He that will an alehouse keep
  • Five Reasons
  • He that drinks is immortal
  • I gave her cakes and I gave her ale
  • Slaves are they that heap up mountains
  • ‘Tis Women
  • Let us drink and be merry
  • Fie, nay, prithee John
  • Banbury Ale
  • The glass was just timed
  • Down with Bacchus
  • Wine in a morning
  • Call George again, boy
  • Here’s a Health
  • Tom Jolly’s Nose
  • A boat, a boat!
  • Care, thou ranker of joys
  • Confusion to the pow’r of Cupid
  • Hey, ho, nobody at home (3 parts)
  • Hey, ho, nobody at home (5 parts)
  • In praise of white wine

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