Mudcat Café message #645752 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #44023   Message #645752
Posted By: khandu
08-Feb-02 - 10:44 PM
Thread Name: What the hell is a 'salty dog'?
Subject: RE: What the hell is a 'salty dog'?
"Well, your salty dog, he comes around

When your sugar daddy's outta town,

Baby, let me be your salty dog"

I heard one of Mississippi John Hurt's friends (Tunk) sing this as I played the guitar. He said John used to sing that line. But it isn't on any of his recordings.