Cawsand Bay

DESCRIPTION: A ship is preparing to depart when a lady hails the ship. She demands the release of (Henry Grady), one of the sailors. The Captain objects, but she offers his discharge. The two depart and live happily ever after
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1920 (Oxford Book of Ballads)
KEYWORDS: love sea freedom reunion ship
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
OBB 168, "Cawsand Bay" (1 text)
C. H. Firth, _Publications of the Navy Records Society_ , 1907, p. 328,"Cawsand Bay" (1 text)

ST OBB168 (Partial)
Roud #2107
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Jolly Plowboy (Little Plowing Boy; The Simple Plowboy)" [Laws M24]
File: OBB168

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