“Row, Molly, Row (Molly Was a Good Gal)”


"Molly was a good gal and a bad gal, too, Oh, Molly, row, gal." The captain and pilot make brief appearances: "I'll row dis boar and I'll row no more...." "Captain on the biler deck a-heaving of the lead... Calling to the pilot to give "turn ahead...."


  1. Botkin-MRFolklr, p. 590, [no title] (1 text)
  2. Courlander-NFM, p. 120, "Molly Was a Good Gal" (1 text)
  3. BI, BMRF590A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1924
Keywords: river nonballad ship work
Found in: US(MW)