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Thread #54593   Message #4082107
Posted By: GUEST,Jerry
06-Dec-20 - 04:23 AM
Thread Name: Origins: I Saw Three Ships.
Subject: RE: Origins: I Saw Three Ships.
Surely this original lyric is nothing to do with ships per se, but rather the camels that carried the three kings, ie also known as ships of the desert? It doesn’t even have a sea shanty type melody, unless you want to wind the capstan in jig time.