Dockyard Mateys' Sons

DESCRIPTION: "We are the dockyard mateys' sons Sitting on the dockyard wall, Watching our poor fathers Doing bugger all. When we grow older We'll be dockyard mateys too, Just like our fathers, With bugger all to do"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1987 (Tawney-GreyFunnelLines-RoyalNavy)
KEYWORDS: work ship derivative
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tawney-GreyFunnelLines-RoyalNavy, pp. 69-70, "Dockyard Matey's Sons" (1 text)
Roud #29909
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Just LIke the Ivy on the Old Garden Wall" (tune)
File: Tawn052

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