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Thread #14644   Message #3148380
Posted By: GUEST,Andrew
05-May-11 - 06:06 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Hoodah Day Shanty/Banks of the Sacramento
Subject: RE: Origins: Hoodah Day Shanty/Banks of the Sacramento
Here's a funny thing - this song also has German verses and is a very popular song in Germany. The chorus remains in English. It's known as the Hamborger Veermaster and appears to be taught in Schools etc.

The text with translation is here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamborger_Veermaster#Text