Der Old Oligarch reminds us das es ist the time for Oktoberfest! I recall introducing Ham o' Bone to German music but it never attracted him the way the Irish music eventually did. The one Deutsche drinking song he liked was "Nach Haus", which repeats the words "nach" and "haus" a lot. That's all I recall.
Happy group of beer drinkers
Bavarian state governor, Edmund Stoiber, signals to the crowd in a gesture he'd surely like to have back
timeless photo of an elder drinking beer
timeless photo of ein Mädchen drinking beer