“The Spotted Islands Song”


The Anderson leaves Cupids "for a dance in Spotted Islands In the good old Fishin' Time!" The ships are named. "We had on board eight females" but the crew "kept up good behavior" and landed them safely on Wednesday morning.


Cupids is on Cape Breton. Spotted Islands is off the coast of Labrador. - BS


  1. Blondahl, pp. 91-92, "The Spotted Islands Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Blon091


Author: Samuel Richards
Earliest date: 1964 (Blondahl)
Keywords: commerce sea ship dancing
Found in: Canada(Newf)