My Father's Old Sou'wester

DESCRIPTION: "My father's old sou'wester He wore in days gone by ... Those happy days of old." "When I was but a lad" my father wore his old hat wherever he went. When he died he said "Go take that old sou'wester hat And wear it for my sake"
AUTHOR: words: William Hollett; music: Jimmy Ring (source: Guigne)
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Guigne)
KEYWORDS: death lastwill fishing sea hunting work nonballad father clothes
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Doyle3, pp. 42-43, "My Father's Old Sou'wester" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-Labrador 118, "Old Southwester" (1 text, 1 tune)
Guigne, pp. 280-281, "My Father's Old Sou'wester" (1 text, 1 tune)
Blondahl, p. 57, "My Father's Old Sou' Wester" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, SOUWESTR*

Roud #4422
File: Doyl3042

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