“Along the Lowlands”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1902 (S.B. Luce's _Naval Songs_)
Keywords: sailor sea travel foc's'le nonballad
Found in: US


No plot; verses compare large and small ships, and sailing close and far from shore. Cho: "Now we sail along the lowlands, lowlands, lowlands. But soon we'll leave the peaceful shore and away from all the lowlands, we will roam the wondrous ocean o'er"


  1. Harlow, pp. 163-164, "Along the Lowlands" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9142
  3. BI, Harl163