Serafina

DESCRIPTION: Halyard shanty. "In Callyo there lives a girl named Serafina" who works very hard drinking, smoking, and robbing sailors of their money and clothes.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Hugill)
KEYWORDS: shanty bawdy whore warning robbery trick
FOUND IN: West Indies South America
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Hugill, pp. 397-398. "Serafina" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 302-303]
DT, SERAFINA*

NOTES: Hugill says this is a "notorious" shanty from the west coast of South America, but this was the first time it had been printed because it was so hard to clean up. - SL
File: Hugi397A

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