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Thread #46778   Message #933409
Posted By: GUEST,lighter
14-Apr-03 - 04:37 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Fireship
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Fireship
Possibly the earliest publication of the "dark and rolling eye" version in its modern form with music is in "The Songs My Mother Never Taught Me," by John Jacob Niles and Douglas Moore (N.Y.: Macaulay Co. 1929). American silors seem to have known it in WW I.