“Diego's Bold Shore”


"Has a love of adventure, a promise of gold, or an ardent desire to roam Ever tempted you far o'er the watery world?" The singer describes the whaling life by asking if the listener has ever experienced this or that. He advises those at home to enjoy life


  1. Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 30-32, "Diego's Bold Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Colcord, pp. 196-197, "Diego's Bold Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Harlow, pp. 213-214, "Twas a Love of Adventure" (1 text)
  4. Roud #2006
  5. BI, SWMS030


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1861 (Journal from the _Midas_)
Keywords: whaler work questions