It's Me for the Inland Lakes

DESCRIPTION: "If ever I follow the ships again, To gather my spuds and cakes, I'll not be working a deep-sea hack,, It's me for the inland Lakes." The singer says that sailors on lakers live in better conditions, make short runs, and get better pay
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (collected from Captain Walkingthaw by Walton)
KEYWORDS: sailor work
FOUND IN: Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm/Murdoch, pp. 85-86, "It's Me for the Inland Lakes" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15922
File: WGM085

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