Note: "When his money is gone/ It's the same old song:
Get up, Jack, John, sit down!/
Come along, come along, my jolly brave tars,/
There's lots of grog in the jar,/
We'll plough the briney ocean,/
With them jolly roving tars."
About the session: A lecture and performance given by Alan Lomax in Texas City, Texas, on April 19, 1969. Lomax illustrates the development of American folk music through New England hymns to Black spirituals and bad-man ballads. The recording was given to Lomax by Robert P. Shinn.
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