Campanero, The

DESCRIPTION: The sailor complains about the conditions on the Campanero. "The skipper is a bulldozer... The mate he wants to fight." He finally concludes that getting married -- even getting married twice -- is better than serving on that ship
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Fragment in Frothingham, _Adventure_)
KEYWORDS: shanty sailor abuse humorous
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Doerflinger, pp. 84-85, "The Campanero" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hugill, pp. 471-472, "The Handy Bandy Barque" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 349-350]

ST Doe084 (Partial)
Roud #3094
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Campanayro
File: Doe084

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