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There are many songs about alcohol, most of them about beer, except north of the border where songs about whisky abound, and west of Bristol, where songs extolling the juice of the apple are to be found.

A Taste of Ale by Roy Palmer, 2000, Green Branch, Lechlade is an excellent collection of songs about beer and ale

and

The Tale of Ale compiled by Vic Gammon, Free Reed Records, is a classic album of song, music and anecdote.


Collections often use euphemisms, such as "Songs of Good Company" to label this section.

Two anthologies with sections on drinking songs are: The Singing Island and Folk Songs of Britain and Ireland.

Two collections of sound recordings with drinking songs are: The Voice of the People and The Folk Songs of Britain.