06 May-Seven Drunken Nights

Seven Drunken Nights is a humorous Irish folk song. It was recorded by the Irish folk band The Dubliners and first released on Mach 30th 1967. The song tells the story of a drunken man returning home each night to find evidence that his wife is having an affair. The last two verses were regarded as being too bawdy for broadcast

Seven Drunken Nights had its origins in similar songs from England, Scotland and Europe. The recording by the Dubliners in 1967 reached No.1 in Ireland and No. 7 in the UK charts. It was banned by the BBC. As a result the Dubliners could only sing the first five nights.

Seven Drunken Nights, a humorous folk song recorded by The Dubliners entered the UK charts in the year 1967 On This Day.




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