Screwing In Song

DESCRIPTION: "Before I work for a dollar a day. Down below, wey-hey, hey-hey. Grease my screws and put 'em away, Down below, wey-hey, hey-hey"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Smith/Hatt)
KEYWORDS: nonballad shanty
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Smith/Hatt, p. 45, "Screwing In Song" (1 text)
Roud #9416
NOTES [9 words]: Smith/Hatt: "Cargoes were pressed down ... by screws." - BS
File: SmHa045

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