Sailor Laddie (I), The

DESCRIPTION: "I've been east and I've been wast" to Dundee and Montrose, "And the bonniest lad that ever I saw" "ploughs the raging sea" and "wears the tarry clothes." "So away with my sailor laddie Away with him I'll go"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: love nonballad sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan1 55, "The Sailor Laddie" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5808
NOTES [28 words]: There is a version of "The Gypsy Laddie" very similar to this in feeling and to some extent even in lyrics; I suspect this may be a rewrite of a version of that song. - RBW
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File: GrD1055

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