“The Bold Pirate”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1950 (Creighton/Senior); 19C (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.12(64))
Keywords: pirate ship money fight
Found in: US(NE) Canada(Mar)

Description

A British ship is overhauled by pirates. Though outnumbered, the sailors beat off the pirates. A broadside prevents the pirate's escape. The pirate ship is hauled back to England, and the sailors are made rich by the spoils

Broadsides

References

  1. Laws K30, "The Bold Pirate"
  2. Creighton/Senior, pp. 229-230, "Pirate Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Creighton-Maritime, pp. 150-151, "On the Twenty-First of May" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 128-130, "The Bold Pirate" (1 text, 1 tune)
  5. DT 411, BOLDPRT
  6. Roud #984
  7. BI, LK30