Brand Fire New Whaling Song Right from the Pacific Ocean, A

DESCRIPTION: "But here it lies why blast my yes, You've often heard I'll pledge my word Of what they call Japan boys." A tale of hunting whale in the Pacific -- a whale is spotted, pursued, killed, all in tedious detail
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1831 (published as a small booklet, according to Huntington)
KEYWORDS: ship sailor whaler death
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 2-14, "A Brand Fire New Whaling Song Right from the Pacific Ocean" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Maggie Lauder" (tune)
NOTES: Technically, this is a fairly well-done song. But it is extremely tedious, and there is no sign it has gone into tradition. - RBW
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File: HGam002

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