“Sauer Kraut”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1940 (Smith/Hatt)
Keywords: ship work food humorous nonballad sailor
Found in: Canada(Mar)

Description

"Oh, sauer kraut is hunky, boys, And sauer kraut is fine; I tinks I ought to know it 'Cause I eats it all der time." Aboard the Bella Young the crew fishes in summer, carries kelp in winter, and sells saurkraut by the barrel for Johnson or Zwicker.

References

  1. Smith/Hatt, p. 12, "Sauer Kraut" (1 text)
  2. DT, SRKRAUT*
  3. Roud #8890
  4. BI, SmHa12