DESCRIPTION: This quatrain ballad of naval origins describes the special privileges accorded to officers of increasingly high rank.
KEYWORDS: scatological sailor humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England) US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cray, pp. 400-403, "Too Rally" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Botany Bay (I)" (tune)
NOTES [15 words]: This was collected by Pete Seeger in the Pacific theater during the Second World War. - EC
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