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As I Roved Out (Tarry Trousers)

TITLE: As I Roved Out (Tarry Trousers) AUTHOR: unknown CATEGORY: traditional, public domain KEYWORDS: lover, courting, mother, sailor EARLIEST DATE: 1848 (Journal from the Nauticon) KEYWORDS: marriage, dialog, humorous, mother, sailor Alan Lomax in his Folk Songs of North America (in the English Language) says, “This little Canadian ditty is cousin to a thousand other read more »