Frog, The (Fisherman's Luck)

DESCRIPTION: Swagman Paddy, out of food, decides to catch a fish. The only possible bait is a frog -- but a snake swallows the frog before Paddy can catch it. Paddy gets the snake drunk and retrieves the frog. The snake, wanting another drink, brings another frog
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1938 (recording, Dixon Brothers)
KEYWORDS: food animal humorous hardtimes recitation
FOUND IN: Australia US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Meredith/Covell/Brown-FolkSongsOfAustraliaVol2, pp. 279-281, "The Frog" (1 text)
Dixon Brothers "Fisherman's Luck" (on Montgomery Ward M-7855, c. 1938)
Mike Seeger, "Fisherman's Luck" (on MSeeger01)

File: MCB279

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