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."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Shay-Barroom)
KEYWORDS: sea travel
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Shay-SeaSongs, p. 125, (no title) (1 fragment)
Shay-Barroom, p. 16, "Navy Fragment" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #9637
File: ShaS125A

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