Blow, Blow, Bully Boys Blow

DESCRIPTION: "A sailor is a flirtin' man, Blow, blow Bully boys, blow.... A-breakin' a lassie's heart if he can." Sailors drink. The singer won't treat "Burma Pete" to a drink. The girls don't stand a chance with sailors
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore)
KEYWORDS: sailor sex drink
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore, pp. 141-143, "Blow, Blow, Bully Boys Blow" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Blow, Boys, Blow (I)" (lyrics)
NOTES [42 words]: I can't really decide whether this is a version of "Blow, Boys, Blow (I)" or not. So I've split it. But there is almost certainly some degree of relationship. The version in Niles/Moore in any case seems to consist of several songs cobbled together. - RBW
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