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Our Captain Called all Hands

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Place Collected: Tewkesbury
Date collected: 1908 (10 Apr)
Collector: Sharp, Cecil
Roud Number: 602

This song goes back to the early 19th century as “The Distressed (or Distracted) Maid”. Many versions of it were noted in England prior to WWI but rarely since.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 6 July 2015