Black Rock Pork

DESCRIPTION: "I shipped aboard of a lumber-boat, Her name was Charles O'Rourke, The very first thing they rolled aboard Was a barrel of Black Rock pork." They have to eat salt pork at all meals. The boat sinks on a chunk of coal.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: canal humorous cook food wreck
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 243-244, 'Black Rock Pork" (1 text, which starts with the Black Rock Pork stanzas then takes in most of "The E-ri-e")
Roud #6589
cf. "The E-ri-e" (plot, lyrics)
File: TNY243

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