archive-com.com » COM » E » EXMOUTHSHANTYMEN.COM

Total: 156

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    boys haul away today Haul away the bowline boys we re here to make your pay Never mind the weather boys haul away today Haul away the bowline boys get crackin on your way God has laid his table out we all know where we sit The Captain s in the carver chair the First Mate s at his hip The Bosun s by the fireside the Surgeon s tucked up warm And we re all on the upper deck fighting through the storm Ch Kitty s in the Market Place Maude is in the town When we get to port again we ll dance them ladies round When we ve had our fun ashore our money spent so free We ll pack our bags be off again once more on the sea Ch Me mother often told me when I was just a lad Never go to sea me boy you ll end up old and sad You ll spend your life upon a ship so little on the shore A gypsy of the waves me lad don t go to sea no more Ch I went on board a thinking that I would see the world Riches an

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=154 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    English actor David Garrick for his pantomime Harlequin s Invasion at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane The wonderful year referenced in the first verse was 1759 during which British forces were victorious in several significant battles The oak in the song s title refers to the wood from which British warships were traditionally made Hearts of Oak Come cheer up my lads tis to glory we steer To add something new to this wonderful year To honour we call you as freemen not slaves For who are so free as the sons of the waves Chorus Heart of Oak are our ships Jolly Tars are our men We always are ready Steady boys Steady We ll fight and we ll conquer again and again We ne er see our foes but we wish them to stay They never see us but they wish us away If they run why we follow and run them ashore For if they won t fight us what can we do more Chorus They say they ll invade us these terrible foe They frighten our women our children our beaus But if should their flat bottoms in darkness set oar Still Britons they ll find

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=169 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    were usually in 2 4 or 6 8 time as opposed to latter day capstan songs often in 4 4 time The version nearest ours is said to come from the latter days of sail Heave away my Johnny There s some that s bound for New York town and some that s bound for France Heave away me Johnny heave away And some that s bound for the Bengal Bay To teach them whales a dance Heave away me Johnny boy we re all bound to go The pilot he is awaiting for The turning of the tide Heave away me Johnny heave away And then me boys we ll be gone again With the good and westerly wind Heave away me Johnny boy we re all bound to go Farewell to you you Kingston girls Farewell St Andrews dock Heave away me Johnny heave away If ever we ll return again We ll make your cradles rock Heave away me Johnny boy we re all bound to go Come all you hard working sailor lads Who round the cape of storms Heave away me Johnny heave away Be sure your boots and oilskins Or you ll wish you

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=111 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    sung much on English ships Heave Me Boys Walk around for we re rollin homeward Heave me boys together The old bully ship is a lyin windward Heave me boys away And we re taunt and trim and winds a blowin Snug up aloft and the ships a goin Refrain Heave her or we ll strand her And the old ships rollin home O sing and heave and weave and

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=177 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    an old tar like a Lord or a King Heaven s a Bar down by the dock Where there s liquor for all and it s free There in the snug drinking with me Shipmates returned from seven salt seas Tarry tailed tars gold buckled shoes The cream and the dregs of the crew Just sailors ashore with a dream in their eye Who ve seen the world s end

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=19 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    both in Liverpool and Canadian ports says Hugill Heilan Laddie I went to Church I went to Chapel Pull Down Below I went to Church I went to Chapel Pull Down Below Oh Wo Highland Landie Pull Down Below Oh Highland Landie Bonnie Laddie Pull Down Below Sally lived on an old plantation The daughter of the Wild Goose Nation For seven years he courted Sally But all she did

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=170 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    the early 19th century which was the reason for the Barbary wars between the US and the Barbary states of North Africa High Barbaree derives from the song The Saylor s Onely Delighte found even in Shakespeare and in the Stationers Register for January 14 1595 It tells the fate of two merchant ships the George Aloe and the Sweepstake both sailing to Safee While the George Aloe was resting at anchor the Sweepstake sailed on then a French ship attacked the Sweepstake and threw the crew overboard The George Aloe chased and defeated the French ship whose crew were shown no mercy because of the fate of the crew of the Sweepstake High Barbary There were two lofty ships from old England came Blow high blow low and so sail we One was the Prince of Luther and the other Prince of Wales Sailin down the coast of High Barbary Aloft there aloft there our jolly bosun cried Look ahead look astern lLook to weather an a lee There s naught upon the stern sir there s naught upon our lee But there s a lofty ship to wind ard an she s sailin fast and free Oh hail

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=130 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    a substitute for do jamboree or dance It could also have been a verb of unknown meaning Hilo Johnny Brown Sally she m the gal that I love dearly Way hey Sally o Sally she m the gal that I love dearly Hilo Johnny Brown stand to your ground Sally she m a Barbadian beauty Sally gal she m know her duty Sally she m the gal that I spliced

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=112 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive



  •