Take a Whiff on Me

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"Take a Whiff On Me"
Song
Published 1934 by John Lomax and Alan Lomax
Language English
Recorded by Lead Belly, Cisco Houston, Woody Guthrie, Memphis Jug Band

"Take a Whiff on Me" (Roud 10062) is an American folk song, with references to the use of cocaine. It is also known as "Take a Whiff (on Me)", "Cocaine Habit", and "Cocaine Habit Blues".

History[edit]

This song was collected by John and Alan Lomax from Iron Head and Lead Belly, as well as other sources.

Recordings[edit]

Print versions[edit]

  • American Ballads and Folk Songs, John Lomax and Alan Lomax, 1934 as "Honey, Take a Whiff on Me"
  • Mission Mountain Wood Band "Take a Whiff on Me" 1970

References[edit]