Kom Till Mig Pa Lordag Kvall, A (Come to Me on Saturday Night)
DESCRIPTION: Swedish hauling song. Chorus: "Viktoria, Viktoria! Kirre-verre-vipp-bom! Hurra sa!" Printed verses have rhymes about drinking, Hugill says there were 18 verses he couldn't print.
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Sternvall, _Sang under Segel_)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage shanty worksong
FOUND IN: Sweden
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill, pp. 427-428, "A Kom Till Mig Pa Lordag Kvall " (2 texts-Swedish & English, 1 tune)
cf. "Halarvisa" (similar chorus)
NOTES: Hugill says the unprintable verses of this shanty are identical to a Chinese song which refers to the "18 points of feeling." They are quoted in Sang under Segel. - SL
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