There She Goes

DESCRIPTION: Sailors' complaint about the skipper. In bad weather he sets the crew to work while he drinks below. We get no drink but only curses. May he "never get a grave" but drown "where the sharks will have his body and the devil his soul"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: sea ship work drink ordeal storm nonballad sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18241
RECORDINGS:
Morris Houlihan, "There She Goes" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
File: RcThShGo

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