Mudcat Café message #1012122 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62576   Message #1012122
Posted By: EBarnacle1
03-Sep-03 - 02:10 PM
Thread Name: Gold.Vanity. Can you REALLY sink a ship?
Subject: RE: Gold.Vanity. Can you REALLY sink a ship?
One of the alternate names of the song is: "Sir Walter Raleigh in the Lowlands of..." Whether or not it is based upon an actual incident, I do not know. I do know that the song was much bruited about and did damage to his reputation and popularity, at least for a while.