Home on the Mountain Wave, A
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Ha ha my boys, these are the joys of the noble and the brave, who love the life in the tempest's strife and a home on the mountain wave." Several verses basically describing the thrills of sailing, especially in stormy weather.
EARLIEST DATE: 1860 (Broadside)
KEYWORDS: sailor storm foc's'le
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Harlow-ChantyingAboardAmericanShips, pp. 214-216, "A Home on the Mountain Wave" (1 text)
Bodleian, Harding B 18(362), "Mountain wave", ("A bold brave crew and an ocean blue") T. M. Scroggy (Philadelphia), n.d.
A Bold Brave Crew
NOTES [17 words]: This is found on two broadsides in the Bodleian collection, published in New York and Philadelphia. - SL
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