“Greenland (The Whaler's Song, Once More for Greenland We Are Bound)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: whaler travel return reunion sailor
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Again for Greenland we are bound To leave you all behind." The singer describes the trip to the Greenland whaling grounds -- and the return, where they "see our sweethearts and our wives All waiting on the pier." The singer will return next year

References

  1. Ord, pp. 317-318, "The Whaler's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, GRNLNDBD GRNLNDB2*
  3. Roud #970
  4. BI, Ord317