“The Light on Cape May”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1951
Keywords: sea
Found in: US(MA)

Description

As the ship sails on a pleasant sea, the lookout spots a light. The crew is given the good news that it is the Cape May light.

Notes

Doerflinger describes this as a "salt-water variant of... 'The Timber Schooner Bigler.'" - RBW

Cross references

References

  1. Doerflinger, p. 130, "The Light on Cape May" (1 text, 1 tune, the latter identified as "The Bigerlow" and taken from Sandburg)
  2. DT, CAPEMAY*
  3. Roud #9438
  4. BI, Doe130