Allerbeste Kock, Der

DESCRIPTION: German. Forebitter shanty. "Ich bin der allerbeste cook." The cook boasts of being the very best. Hr makes coffee. He keeps the pots clean by washing them once a month. He keeps what he does not give the captain; he will sell the lard and bacon
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Hugill-SongsOfTheSea)
KEYWORDS: shanty foreignlanguage cook drink theft
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill-SongsOfTheSea, p. 177, "Der Allerbeste Kock" (2 texts, German and English, 1 tune)
File: HSoSe177

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