Sailor, The (The Sailor on the Ocean Wide)

DESCRIPTION: "The sailor on the ocean wide Thinks little of his life, He laughs to see the wind and tide Engaged in endless strife." The brave sailor is unconcerned by storm. The ship is well-maintained. The crew sings songs to defy future weather
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1855 (Journal of the Lydia)
KEYWORDS: ship sailor storm nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, p. 110, "The Sailor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27318
File: HGam110

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