The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #29164   Message #367444
Posted By: Barry Finn
02-Jan-01 - 09:24 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Fire Maringo (chantey)
Subject: RE: Background on Song/Chanty Fire Meringo
Johnny Collins has this on his CD, lead by Dave Webber, "Shanties & Songs Of The Sea". All the notes say is that it's a halyard shanty used for stowing cotton & that it comes from the Gulf Ports. Barry