“Song Used When Holystoning the Decks”


Tune only, no text. According to Hugill, Russian seaman had few real shanties and apart from the songs quotes by Smith there is nothing in the literature.


  1. Hugill, p. 580, "Song Used When Holystoning the Decks" (1 tune only, no text-quoted from Smith)
  2. BI, Hugi580


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1888 (L.A. Smith, _Music of the Waters_)
Found in: Russia