Nantucket Lullaby

DESCRIPTION: "Hush, the waves are rolling in, White with foam, white with foam, Father toils amid the din, While baby sleeps at home." "Hush, the ship rides in the gale... Father seeks the roving whale...." "... Mother now the watch will keep..."
AUTHOR: Words: unknown / Music: Lucy Allison
EARLIEST DATE: 1943
KEYWORDS: lullaby sailor mother father whaler
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Botkin-NEFolklr, p. 571, "Nantucket Lullaby" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: BNEF571

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