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Thread #45251 Message #3696859
Posted By: GUEST
25-Mar-15 - 04:12 PM
Thread Name: when was the Bonny ship the diamond lost
Subject: RE: when was the Bonny ship the diamond lost
The 17thc precursor is at Bodleian Harding B39 (188) but the chorus exists in other sea songs from the 18thc, one called 'The Prince of Wales'(ship). Also in another song 'Squire Bell's Welcome'.