Uncle Bill Teller
DESCRIPTION: "Uncle Bill Teller died las' fall, Young maiden, where ye bound to? We jigged t'ree days an' niver got one, Across de Western Ocean." "Bill K is de divil fer fat, Hang to 'er, b'ys, hang to 'er." "Billy K. got a fine old bark."
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (England, Vikings of the Ice)
KEYWORDS: hunting derivative
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 106, "Uncle Bill Teller" (1 text)
cf. "Across the Western Ocean" (form, lyrics)
NOTES: Evidently a sealing parody of "Across the Western Ocean." - RBW
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