DESCRIPTION: About Captain Moar's water-boat Bluebird. If you "come to Merrimashee, You will see the noble Bluebird, Through the waters she will fly, And the Captain says he'll run her Till the tank runs dry"
AUTHOR: Martin Sullivan of Kouchibougac (Manny/Wilson)
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Manny/Wilson)
KEYWORDS: sea ship work nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Manny/Wilson 6, "The Bluebird" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST MaWi006 (Partial)
NOTES: Manny/Wilson: "The water-boats were schooners fitted with tanks. They supplied the ships in port with water." - BS
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