Coal Ship Song (II)
DESCRIPTION: "Coaling, coaling, coaling, Always bloody well coaling." The sailors may be called upon to load coal at anu time on any day. "When the collier comes along, We'll sing this little song: Coaling, coaling, coalling... It's a good job we didn't join for ever"
EARLIEST DATE: 1987 (Tawney-GreyFunnelLines-RoyalNavy)
KEYWORDS: sailor hardtimes work derivative
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond,South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tawney-GreyFunnelLines-RoyalNavy, p. 20, "Coal Ship Song (II)" (1 text, tune referenced)
cf. "Holy, Holy, Holy" (partial tune)
cf. "Loch Lomond" (partial tune)
NOTES [14 words]: For the difficulties of coaling a ship, see the notes to "Coal Ship Song (III)." - RBW
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