O Gal When You Come Off the Island

DESCRIPTION: "O bring me a 'gator O gal when you come off the island A ring tailed 'gator O gal ... A Darien 'gator O gal...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: food nonballad shanty animal
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish, p. 203, ("O bring me a gator") (1 fragment)
NOTES [9 words]: The current description is based on the Parrish text. - BS
Last updated in version 4.1
File: Parp203

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