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An English sea shanty, dating from the middle of the 19th century, in the days of sailing ships, and specifically referring to the sailors on the Black Ball Line, which sailed between New York and Liverpool. Sailors were frequently involved in fights, and to "blow a man down" means to hit him and knock him down.
Category: Folk Song Duet Featuring Violin Traditional Period
Time Signature 6 /8 Key Signature   Eb Major also featuring Piano Play MP3 using player below.

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