Neptune (The Ocean King)

DESCRIPTION: "Ho ye ho messmates we'll sing The glories of Neptune the ocean king, He reigns o'er the waters, the wide seas his home." The landsmen know nothing of a sailor's life. "Oh, give me the ocean, naught but the salt sea"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1848 (Journal of the Nauticon)
KEYWORDS: sailor nonballad
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-Whalemen, p. 83, "Neptune" (1 text)
Huntington-Gam, pp. 103-104, "The Ocean King" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #2030
File: HGam103

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