DESCRIPTION: Known mostly for the lines in the middle of the chorus: "Sailing, sailing, over the bounding main, For many a stormy wind shall blow ere Jack comes home again." About the "bold and free" life of the sailor, and his true heart, and his return home
AUTHOR: Godfrey Marks
EARLIEST DATE: 1880 (sheet music)
KEYWORDS: sailor sea ship nonballad home
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Silber-FSWB, p. 89, "Sailing Sailing" (1 text)
Fuld-WFM, p. 483, "Sailing"
Sailing the Union Way (Greenway-AFP, p. 235)
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