Captain's Lady (I), The

DESCRIPTION: Small boats land in Wild Bay among Blacks; the crews, including the captain's lady, are captured, stripped, and driven. Joseph, a Black slave crewman, saves them. He is freed, and the captain's lady returns safely to London.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: captivity return escape sea ship slavery Black(s) rescue
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 775-776, "The Captain's Lady" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9799
RECORDINGS:
Everett Bennett, "The Captain's Lady" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
NOTES: Not to be confused with the Burns fragment of the same name. - RBW
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File: Pea775

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