Believe Me, Dearest Susan
DESCRIPTION: "When the wind swells the canvas and the anchor's a-trip and the ensign's hauled down from the peak of the ship - Believe me dearest Susan, I will come back again!" Verses have same pattern "When (insert sailing procedure) -- Believe me dearest Susan ..."
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Colcord)
KEYWORDS: foc's'le sailor return tasks
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Colcord, pp. 163-164, "Believe Me, Dearest Susan" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST Colc163 (Partial)
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