Across the Line

DESCRIPTION: "I've traded with the Maori, Brazilians and Chinese, I've courted half-caste beauties Beneath a Kauri tree," but he has to go back "Across the line... For that's the sailor's way." The singer lists many of the places he has gone
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1912 (Canterbury Times, Colquhoun-NZ-Folksongs-SongOfAYoungCountry)
KEYWORDS: sailor travel courting
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Colquhoun-NZ-Folksongs-SongOfAYoungCountry, p. 18, "Across the Line" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: Col2018

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