Drinking Song

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This article is about the song from The Student Prince. For drinking songs in general, see drinking song.

"Drinking Song" or "Drink, Drink, Drink" is an exuberant song composed by Sigmund Romberg with lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly. It is the most popular piece in the 1924 operetta, The Student Prince.[1] It was a success for tenor Mario Lanza, who performed it in the 1954 movie, though the part was played on screen by another actor, due to a contract dispute.[2]


  1. ^ William Emmett Studwell (1994), The Popular Song Reader, Routledge, p. 120, ISBN 978-1-56024-369-4 
  2. ^ Hollywood musicals year by year, Hal Leonard Corporation, 2000, p. 186, ISBN 978-0-634-00765-1