Another from camp and Jon says, “Another shanty that I learnt on FSC, it’s often sung as a children’s song.”
Well that might be true, but not this version methinks as it’s a tad salty for smalls. Mainly Norfolk has text from Hugill about the whole shanty business and as usual the verses on this are fairly slippery. The Mudcat thread makes much of the general sauciness of the song, but makes some quite entertaining reading on the terminology, although the meaning of certain phrases is clearly just as slippery as the verses. Still, good fun this one.
Bonus Track: Donkey Riding live at Farnham Maltings
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