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Thread #145654   Message #4167120
Posted By: GUEST,R J M
07-Mar-23 - 01:18 PM
Thread Name: A.L.Lloyd & Sea Chanties
Subject: RE: A.L.Lloyd & Sea Chanties
from wiki, which according to Jack Campin is unreliable
"Soon May the Wellerman Come", also known as "Wellerman" or "The Wellerman", is a sea ballad from New Zealand [2][3] first documented in the 1960s. The song refers to the "wellermen", pointing to supply ships owned by the Weller brothers, who were amongst the earliest European settlers of Otago