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Thread #128220 Message #2888927
Posted By: Gibb Sahib
17-Apr-10 - 10:28 PM
Thread Name: The Advent and Development of Chanties
Subject: RE: The Advent and Development of Chanties
From a story by Edgar S. Farnsworth called "The Yarn of the Watch" in BALLOU'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOL. 2, [August] 1855, we have "Storm along, Stormy"
It's a general reference to how a crew might sing that song. No specific occasion mentioned.