Drink It Down
Drink It Down is a traditional American drinking song found in many variants. The drink varies from stanza to stanza but the common refrain is "Drink it down ! Drink it down !"
- Here's to good old Yale,
- drink it down, drink it down, ...
In the version cited by Jack London in The Strange Experience of a Mysogynist the refrain goes:
- "Here's to the good old whiskey,
- For it makes you feel so frisky,
- Drink it down ! Drink it down ! Drink it down !""
Elements of the traditional song were used in "Drink It Down", a 1936 song by Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin, first sung in the film Rhythm on the Range (1936) by Leonid Kinskey and Bing Crosby, accompanied by Bob Burns.
- "Drink It Down", a 2008 Japanese-language song by L'Arc-en-Ciel
- "Drink It Down", a song by Diesel Boy on the 1999 album Sofa King Cool
- "Drink It Down, Lady", a 1980 country song by Rex Allen, Jr.
- Charles Samuel Elliot - Songs of Yale: A New Collection of College Songs -1870 Page 40