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Sailors' Chanties, Songs Of The Sea, Boatmen's, Fishermen's,
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10                Music of the Waters.
" Steer, boys, steer, for California, O! There's plenty of gold in the land, I'm told, On the banks of the Sacramento."
Another outward-bound chanty is " To Rio Grande we're bound away ;" the tune of this last-named is very mournful, as will be found in the fews bars of the melody which follows :
" Valparaiso," " Round the Horn," and " Santa Anna,' are all much in the same style as " Rio Grande."
Solo." Were you ever in Rio Grande ? Chorus.Away you Rio.
Solo.O were you ever in Rio Grande ? Chorus.I am bound to the Rio Grande. Away you Rio, away you Rio. Fare you well, my pretty young girl, I am bound to the Rio Grande. Solo.As I was going down Broadway Street, Solo.A pretty young girl I chanced to meet,

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