Can of Grog, The

DESCRIPTION: "When up the shrouds the sailor goes And ventures on the yard, The landsman who no better knows Believes his lot is hard." The sailor describes his hard life, but notes the comfort the sailors take in grog
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1776 (Journal from the Ann)
KEYWORDS: sailor hardtimes drink
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-SongsTheWhalemenSang, pp. 73-74, "The Can of Grog" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2023
File: SWMS073

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