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Discover the story of the song > Saucy Sailor – Steeleye Span

Who sang Saucy Sailor?

Steeleye Span released the song Saucy Sailor. Date of release: 1972.

Release date: 1972
Duration: 05:52

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The meaning of the song 'Saucy Sailor ', based on the lyrics
What is Saucy Sailor about?
🎶 Saucy Sailor song analysis
The protagonist meets a sailor who wants to woo them, but they dismiss and insult him for being dirty and smelling like tar. However, when the sailor reveals he has money and gold, the protagonist changes their mind and decides to marry him. The sailor then threatens to leave and marry someone else if the protagonist refuses him again, to which they finally accept his proposal.

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