The Handsome Cabin Boy
Date 1954
Track ID 2363
Part 1 Loading...

Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1954.72.B8

Original Tape ID

SA1954.072

Summary

A song in which a girl dresses as a sailor and joins the crew of a ship, the captain earning his wife's compliments on having hired such a fair man. However, the 'sailor' falls gravely ill, and is expected to die. The crew are instead amazed when the sailor gives birth to the captain's baby.

Language

English

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Classification

R239; GD181; LN13;