Sailor's Way, The

DESCRIPTION: The sailor tells of all the places he's been and seen: "I've sailed among the Yankees, the Spaniards and Chinese.... But I'll go to the dance hall and hear the music play, For around Cape Horn and home again, oh, that is the sailor's way!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1913 (Cantterbury [New Zealand] Times, according to Bailey/Roth-ShantiesByTheWay-NZ)
KEYWORDS: sailor dancing rambling
FOUND IN: US(MA) Canada(Mar) New Zealand
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Doerflinger-SongsOfTheSailorAndLumberman, p. 109, "The Sailor's Way" (1 short text, reference for tune)
Hugill-ShantiesFromTheSevenSeas, pp. 386-388, "The Sailor's Way" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 295-296]
Kinsey-SongsOfTheSea, pp. 140-141, "The Sailor's Way" (1 text, 1 tune)
Smith/Hatt/Fowke-SeaSongsBalladFromNineteenthCenturyNovaScotia, p. 41, "Around the World and Home Again" (1 text)
Bailey/Roth-ShantiesByTheWay-NZ, p. 124, "I've Traded with the Maoris" (1 text, 1 tune, localized to New Zealand)

ST Doe109 (Partial)
Roud #8239
cf. "Dixie Brown" [Laws D7] (tune)
File: Doe109

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