Et Nous Irons a Valparaiso

DESCRIPTION: French. Capstan shanty. "Hardi! les gars virie au guindeau." The men are called to the capstan. It won't be so hot when they reach Cape Horm (on their way to Valparaiso). Not all will return, but those who do will have flags flying high. Farewell drudgery
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Hugill-SongsSea)
KEYWORDS: shanty foreignlanguage work
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill-SongsSea, p. 127, "Et Nous Irons a Valparaiso" (2 texts, French & English, 1 tune)
File: HSoSe127

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