Reuben Ranzo

  • November 17, 1946
  • Sea chantey
  • Whaler's song
  • Mr. Brown learned this song on a freighter running from San Francisco to Falmouth, England.
  • The rope's bite is the middle of the coil. To splice the main brace is to issue a drink to the crew.
  1. Audio

  2. Melody, lyrics and commentary

Details

Creator
Brown, Noble B., b. 1885?
Date
  • November 17, 1946
Language
  • English
Collection
Description of Original
  • Sound recording
Subjects
Referenced by
  • Peters, Harry B. (editor). Folk Songs out of Wisconsin. Madison : State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1977, p. 104
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