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Thread #2169   Message #797965
Posted By: GUEST,Andy Barnes
06-Oct-02 - 07:54 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Admiral Benbow
Subject: Tech: Admiral Benbow
At last I have found some time to have a go at a pet project I thought about some time ago. Out of all great sea going characters I believe Benbow is on of the most fascinating.

So what I'd like to do is collate as many songs ( and versions of )that folk are aware of.....

The two most frequently sung that I have to date are

Admiral Benbow 1

We sailed to Virgina etc

Admiral Benbow 2

My name it is Benbow etc

I will ultimately put everything together and make available to all so if you can help please, to save filling the thread, contact me at

Many thanks

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