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Thread #53158   Message #1018079
Posted By: Santa
13-Sep-03 - 06:28 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Here's the Tender Coming / The Press-Gang
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: and info: here's the tender comin'
OK, tranferring to higher authority...

The High Level Ranters "Ranting Lads" Topic 12TS297 recorded 1975/76. This predates the Palmer source, I think?

"Hide 'til the frigate meks for Druridge Bay"

meks = makes

The sources are quoted as The Northumbrian Minstrelsy 1882 and Terry's Salt Sea Ballads 1931.