Pickled Jew, The

DESCRIPTION: "Two middle-age brothers in New York once dwelt"; the two were Jewish merchants. One dies and leaves his property to his brother if he will bury him in England. The brother ships it to England as salt pork. The crew, in distress, unknowingly eats it
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: Jew cannibalism sailor disaster humorous
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Peters, pp. 290-291, "The Pickled Jew" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, PCKLDJEW

Roud #15684
RECORDINGS:
Bob Walker, "The Pickled Jew" (AFS 3290 B1, 1941)
File: Pet290

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