Jack Tar (III) (Come Brave Honest Jack Tar)

DESCRIPTION: "Come brave hones Jack Tar, once more will you venture? Press warrants they are out...." The captain promises good treatment. The sailor says that he beat back the press gang, and will not submit to all the abuse of naval service
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (Firth)
KEYWORDS: sailor hardtimes rejection
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-OxfordBookOfSeaSongs 58, "Jack Tar" (1 text)
Roud #V23361
File: PaSe058

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