The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #46744   Message #746064
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
10-Jul-02 - 06:07 PM
Thread Name: Jamboree: Oat Cakes?
Subject: RE: BS: Jamboree:Oat Cakes?
It's as "authentic" to sing a cleaned up version as any other. As Stan Hugill explains, the shantyman and the sailors would be likely to tone it down according to whether there were ladies present.