Mudcat Café message #22952 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4257   Message #22952
Posted By: Jon W.
04-Mar-98 - 01:01 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Shenandoah
Subject: RE: Song info:
One more: Hyacinth Bucket, the overbearing heroine of the BBC comedy "Keeping Up Appearances", sang a line or two of this to impress a retired admiral in one episode--so apparently some British comedy writers think it's a sea shantey too.