Bark Gay Head, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you young Americans and listen to my ditty..." The singer tells of the New Bedford whaler Gay Head, whose "rules and regulations They are most awful queer." The singer describes the builders and officers
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1860 (Journal from the Stella)
KEYWORDS: whaler moniker
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 34-36, "The Bark Gay Head" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #2008
File: SWMS034

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