History Comments Share. "Maid of Amsterdam" in the Chantey Hymnal. In Amsterdam there lived a maid Mark well what I do say. Folklore suggests there are versions of the song which date back to the late 17th century- though little evidence exists to offer substantive proof. Maid of Amsterdam In Amsterdam there dwells a maid, Mark well what I do say; In Amsterdam there dwells a maid, And she is mistress of her trade. OK, twist my arm.

MAID OF AMSTERDAM (Traditional) Paul Clayton According to the Burl Ives Song Book "This song, first appearing in 1608 in a London play by Robert Heywood became very popular with colonial sailors." In Amsterdam there lived a maid, / Mark well what I do say!

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. Shore version of the song are found in Great Britian, Denmark, and France. / In Amsterdam there lived a maid, / And she was mistress of her trade.

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A roving, a roving, since roving's been my ruin I'll go no more a roving with thee fair maid. Maid of Amsterdam. Stan sang these verses during the infamous Uncensored Sea Songs workshop at the Mystic Seaport Sea Music Festival in '88 or '89. Entdecken Sie Maid of Amsterdam von The Roaring Trowmen bei Amazon Music. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. Edit. This traditionally bawdy capstan shanty originates from the late 19th century and also travels under the names A Rovin' and Plymouth Town. Chorus I'll go no more a roving with thee fair maid.

In Amsterdam there lived a maid, And she was mistress of her trade. Entdecken Sie Maid of Amsterdam von Hobart Crabtree bei Amazon Music. I had the luck to share the stage with him, along with a couple of other unwitting folks who, like me, thought that "uncensored" meant ribald, … / In Amsterdam there lived a maid, / And she was mistress of her trade. Thread Name: Origins:Maid from Amsterdam/Amsterdam Maid/A-Rovin Subject: Lyr Add: MAID OF AMSTERDAM.

… Chorus: I’ll go no more a-roving With you, fair maid, A-roving, a-roving, Since roving’s been my rue-ay-lay, I’ll go no more a-roving With you, fair maid! Entdecken Sie Maid of Amsterdam von Michiel Schrey, Sean Dagher Nils Brown bei Amazon Music.

He notes some scholars claim it dates to Elizabethan times. Stan Hugill discounts this. It may be copyrighted outside the U.S. (see Help:Public domain ). Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de.