Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

A Collection of 200+ traditional songs & variations with commentaries including Lyrics & Sheet music

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402        Ballads and Songs of Michigan
4    "O hold your tongue, dear captain, O hold your foolish tongue; If the sailor boys should hear of this, of us they'd make great fun; But when we do get safe on shore two handsome maids we'll find, We'll roam and sport and pleasure with those that are due in­clined,"
5    In two or three days after when they did get on shore, "Adieu, adieu, sea captain, and farewell forever more. Adieu, adieu, sea captain, and farewell forever more,
For once I was a sailor on board, but now I'm a maid on shore."

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