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Robert C. Adams – On Board The Rocket is really precious for shanty lovers, aside from on great description of real-life on a sailing ship, from an officer’s perspective, contains one of the oldest collections of shanties. Robert C. Adams – On Board is one of the must-haves for anyone who wants seriously gain real knowledge about life on board, and shanties. One of the curiosities is the text of the shanties “Tommy’s Gone To Hilo”, apparently, this book is proof that the title “Hilo” is out of the question, and the original title is “Tommy’s Gone, A High Low”.
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