"The Drunkard's Raggit Wean", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.
This classic tear-jerker is about a child who has been abused and neglected by his drunken parents. The song ends with a plea for teetotalism.
Reference: GC 398.5 GLA
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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