Captain Went Below, The
DESCRIPTION: "O, the captain went below, For to light the cabin lamp, But he couldn't light the lamp Because the wick was too damn' damp, Heave-ho, you sons of glory, The Golden Gates are passed."
EARLIEST DATE: 1948 (Shay)
KEYWORDS: sea travel
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-SeaSongs, p. 125, (no title) (1fragment)
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