Bold Pirate, The [Laws K30]

DESCRIPTION: A British ship is overhauled by pirates. Though outnumbered, the sailors beat off the pirates. A broadside prevents the pirate's escape. The pirate ship is hauled back to England, and the sailors are made rich by the spoils
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Creighton/Senior); 19C (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.12(64))
KEYWORDS: pirate ship money fight
FOUND IN: US(NE) Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Laws K30, "The Bold Pirate"
Creighton/Senior, pp. 229-230, "Pirate Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-Maritime, pp. 150-151, "On the Twenty-First of May" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 128-130, "The Bold Pirate" (1 text, 1 tune)
Frank-Pirate 21, "The Bold Pirate" (1 text, 2 tunes; text from Eckstorm & Smyth, tunes adjusted; #21 in the first edition)

Roud #984
Bodleian, Firth c.12(64), "The Bold Pirate," J. Scott (Pittenweem), 19C
File: LK30

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