We Leaves Detroit Behind Us

DESCRIPTION: "We leaves Detroit behind us, We set our canvas tight, The tug slows up and casts off, Old Erie heaves in sight. "You'd swear that whiff of D.C. feed Came clear from Buffalo." "There's no such thing as stiddy wind Around Lake Erie here."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Buffalo Express, according to Walton/Grimm/Murdock)
KEYWORDS: sailor travel
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, p. 96, "We Leaves Detroit Behind Us" (1 text)
File: WGM096A

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