So It's Pass

DESCRIPTION: "So, it's pass around the grog, my boys." Give me the girl I love, toast Queen Victoria, and "when our money is all gone We'll go to sea for more." Chorus: "Here's to him that merry be ... March onward, my brave boys"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (Creighton-NovaScotia)
KEYWORDS: sex drink nonballad shanty sailor
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1837-1901 - Reign of Queen Victoria
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Creighton-NovaScotia 56, "Chanty Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, CAPEVIEW

ST CrNS056 (Partial)
Roud #1798
ALTERNATE TITLES:
See, See, The Cape's In View
NOTES: Creighton-NovaScotia has this as a chanty but says "it looks more like a sailor's adaptation of a soldier's song." - BS
File: CrNS056

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