Ripping Trip, A

DESCRIPTION: About the troubles of a sailing trip to San Francisco, each verse ending "Rip goes the --" (boiler, engine, your money, etc.). The trip features a defective engine, a savage captain, poor food, disease, and poverty
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1858 (Put's Golden Songster)
KEYWORDS: sea gold mining hardtimes
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Fife-Cowboy/West 14, "A Ripping Trip" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, RIPTRIP*

Roud #8059
RECORDINGS:
Logan English, "A Ripping Trip" (on LEnglish02)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Pop Goes the Weasel" (tune) and references there
File: FCW014

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