Crew from Boston Bay, The
DESCRIPTION: The Gin, with a crew from Boston Bay, is lost in the fog off Jefferey's. They drift until "I can smell the beans, we are drifted home" says the captain. They drop anchor, "and were guided by the sinful smell as we walked ashore on the fog"
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: fishing sea ship shore ordeal humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 110-111, "The Crew from Boston Bay" (1 text, 1 tune)
Jim Smurridge, "The Crew from Boston Bay" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
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