“Gold Watch”


A sailor sees a girl and asks her to sleep with him. After an initial show of reluctance, she agrees to a fee of five guineas. They go to supper and then to bed. When he awakens, the girl is gone -- as are his money and his gold watch

Cross references


  1. Laws K41, "Gold Watch"
  2. Greenleaf/Mansfield 52, "Gold Watch" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. DT 417, RMBSAIL2*
  4. Roud #1901
  5. BI, LK41


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
Found in: Canada(Newf)