Artist: Lotte LenyaAuthor: Bert Brecht/Kurt WeillYear: 1928
From the Three Penny Opera. She also sang it in the film in '31.
Nina Simone [as Pirate Jenny, with civil rights accents]
Steeleye Span [as The Black Freighter]
Dylan was lyrically inspired for his When The Ship Comes In ('63).
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