The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #32772   Message #4078963
Posted By: GUEST
09-Nov-20 - 06:41 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Sloop John B
Subject: RE: Origin: Sloop John B
An earlier reference is found in the Nassau Guardian on the 14 of March of 1903. "The orchestra played its liveliest, particularly the ever popular "John B. Sails," which the children sang enthusiastically."