Maggie May single work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1957-1964 1957-1964
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Notes

  • Significant variation between versions. In one version Maggie May robs the narrator in Liverpool, England and is sent to Botany Bay. In another the narrator is robbed by Maggie May in Botany Bay, after he follows her there for love.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First line of verse: "O come along all you sailor boys and listen to my plea,"
First line of verse: "Gather all you sailors, and gather all you whalers"
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