Today’s carol (previously) tells the heartwarming tale of a group of pushy carousers who demand nothing but alcohol. We have no need of your “food”! It might be nutritionally unsound, but I’ll bet a roast goose they gained less weight in December than I will.
For Jeana and Glenn, and critic-at-large Moe’s rural Midwestern counterpart Dougal. Musically: as if 19th-century wassailers were carrying around pocket transistor AM radios.
Guerrieri: Bring Us In Good Ale (PDF, 148 KB; Casiotone-esque MIDI here)
Perhaps we should go out a-wassailing next year – my ‘hood is probably better for that than yours. You’ll have to bring the usual suspects.
I can’t get this tune out of my head. There’s no way to post ale in this comment, but would you be satisfied with this little Britten remix?>>“Glory to our Wassail King!>Soho, ‘ail, all ‘ail we sing!”