Seamen's Union, The

DESCRIPTION: "We are a band of seamen, A jolly, jolly crew, As ever sailed the ocean Or wore the jackets blue." "We are a band of seamen With a password and a sign (sign?)." Their banner shows shamrock, rose, and thistle. The singer offers a toast to sailors and girls
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (collected from Henry McConnell by Walton)
KEYWORDS: sailor labor-movement nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, p. 114, "The Seamen's Union" (1 short text)
File: WGM114

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