The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62496   Message #1009935
Posted By: curmudgeon
28-Aug-03 - 09:07 PM
Thread Name: Origins: A Capital Ship (Charles Edward Carryl)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: childish sailing song (perhaps)
At some now unremembered juncture, I encountered a version of this song in which the narrator's object of affection was a female transport. Ten thousand miles, in songs anyway, was the distance from England to Australia. Ring a bell with anyone else?