Lost on Lake Michigan

DESCRIPTION: "Come all brother sailors, I hop you'll draw nigh, For to hear of your shipmates, it will cause you to cry." John Gallagher sails to Traverse City despite his mother's dream warning and fiancee's fears. He heads home in a storm, but the boat Lookout sinks
AUTHOR: Dan Malloy
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (collected from John Malloy by Walton)
KEYWORDS: ship sailor death dream warning love
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, pp. 172-174, "Lost on Lake Michigan" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 410-411, "Lost on Lake Michigan (The Beaver Island Boys)" (1 text)

RECORDINGS:
John W. Green, "The Gallagher Boys" (1938; on WaltonSailors)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Gallant Tommy Boyle" (subject)
File: WGM172

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