Day Columbus Landed Here, The

DESCRIPTION: "I never shall forget the day Columbus landed here. Myself and forty Indians were standing on the pier.... 'Twas I who built the Rockies up and placed them where they are; Sold whiskey to the Indians behind my little bar"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908
KEYWORDS: humorous talltale bragging
FOUND IN: Canada(West)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 178-179, "The Day Columbus Landed Here" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST FJ178 (Partial)
Roud #4546
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "I Was Born About Ten Thousand Years Ago (Bragging Song)"
ALTERNATE TITLES:
I Never Shall Forget
The Old Timer's Song
File: FJ178

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