White Squall, The

DESCRIPTION: "The sea was bright and the bark rose well, And the breeze bore the tone of the vesper bell"; the ship is a good one, and is approaching land. All are thinking of home when a white squall blows up and overwhelms the ship
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1870 (Journal of the Pacific)
KEYWORDS: ship storm
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, p. 120, "The White Squall" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13623
NOTES: Not to be confused with the Stan Rogers song of the same name. This seems to have been widely published in broadside form, but very rarely encountered in actual oral tradition. - RBW
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File: HGam120

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