Spring Trip of the Schooner Ambition, The

DESCRIPTION: Captain Himmelmann and the crew of the Ambition go out fishing in March. The song details where they go and even the frozen squid they use as bait, as well as all the trouble the crew has fishing; it ends with all happily ashore
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951
KEYWORDS: ship fishing work
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, pp. 177-179, "The Spring Trip of the Schooner Ambition" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9425
NOTES: As this piece is blessed with defective metre, no rhyme scheme, and banal lyrics, I can only suspect that the informant was close to the author. I doubt the piece ever established itself in tradition (Doerflinger knows of no other versions, and Roud lists none). - RBW
File: Doe177

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