I'd Love To Be a Sailor

DESCRIPTION: "I love to be a sailor Sailing on the good ship Kangaroo." The singer thinks of a pretty girl he has courted forty years. It's not true that a sailor has a wife on every port, but "every sailor's wife has got a man on every ship"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: adultery courting infidelity marriage travel humorous nonballad lover wife sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18212
RECORDINGS:
Eddy Primroy, "I'd Love To Be a Sailor" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
NOTES: As I understand Eddy Primroy's singing, the title should be "I Love To Be a Sailor." Except for the last line of the chorus there is no connection to the song indexed as "The Good Ship Kangaroo." - BS
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