I Wish I Was a Little Fish

DESCRIPTION: The singer wishes she could swim like a fish, like David Johnson. Johnson tried some long swim. "He swam just like a duck," he "got pluck," but "when everything were over I thought it were a failure"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (WITrinidadVillage01)
KEYWORDS: sea sports ordeal nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies
RECORDINGS:
Martha Saunders, "I Wish I Was a Little Fish" (on WITrinidadVillage01)
File: RcMSIWIW

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