I Thought to the Bottom We Would Go

DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls a voyage "with the skipper Of a god-damned Yankee clipper" in which "I thought to the bottom we would go." Leaving port with a large cargo of supplies and a few passengers (half of them whores), the crew narrowly averts disaster
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1982
KEYWORDS: ship storm hardtimes whore
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 97-98, "I Thought to the Bottom We Would Go" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: I feel quite sure that this is a fragment of something else -- but the surviving portion is so damaged that I cannot tell what. - RBW
File: MCB097

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