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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    idea from where Alfredo Heights got this song or why he doesn t put it back again L Harmonica Dans mon sac de matelot J ai mis tout c que j avais de plus beau Souvenirs de tous pays Bouteilles de rhum et de whisky Une montre qui ne marche pas Ma pipe et mon tabac J y ai mis l harmonica Qu j avais acheté à Malaga Avec mon

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=161 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Long John Silver and Cabestan Le Capitaine de Saint Malo Le capitaine de Saint Malo Ali alo Il fait la pêche au cachalot Ali ali ali alo Ali alo Il a trois filles qui font la peau La première à Valparaiso La deuxième à Rio d Janeiro La troisième à San Francisco Il mange la viande nous laisse les os Il boit du vin toi de l eau Il donne

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=171 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    the Rockies which was sung on Western Ocean packets possibly as early as the time of the Potato Famine Leave Her Johnny Leave Her Oh I thought I heard the Ol Man say Leave her Johnny Leave her Tomorrow ye will get your pay And it s time for us to leave her Leave her Johnny Leave her Oh Leave her Johnny Leave her The voyage is done and the

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=52 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    And a haul him high up Haul him away Little Kitty Carson Haul him away Got caught up with a parson Haul him away Now she s got a little bar son Haul him away And a haul him high up Little Nancy Dawson Haul him away Well she got a notion Haul him away For our poor old bosun Haul him away And a haul him high up Haul

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=57 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    me way hay hay yo A long long time and a very long time A long time ago A smart Yankee packet lay out in the bay To me way hay hay yo Awaiting a fair wind to get under way A long time ago With all her poor sailors sick and all sad To me way hay hay yo For they d drunk all their whiskey no more could

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=160 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    about Franklin Then as the months wore on it became clear that the expedition had met with ill luck The fate of Franklin was a public mystery The fate of Franklin no man may know Franklin s wife ultimately commissioned a second expedition to search for her husband even though by the time it left it was all but certain that Franklin himself had perished It is this story that the song tells apparently from the point of view of Lady Franklin Indeed according to some sources she was the song s author In fact the entire crew perished from starvation hypothermia tuberculosis lead poisoning scurvy and exposure before and after Franklin died and the expedition s icebound ships were abandoned in desperation Lord Franklin often known as Lady Franklin s Lament We were homeward bound one night on the deep Swinging in my hammock I fell asleep I dreamed a dream and I thought it true Concerning Franklin and his gallant crew With 100 seamen he sailed away To the frozen ocean in the month of May To seek a passage around the pole Where we poor seamen do sometimes roll Through cruel misfortune they vainly strove Their ships

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=100 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    a dream the other night Lowlands away I dreamed I saw my own true love He stood so still he did not move I dreamed my love was drowned and dead He stood so still no word he said All dank his hair all dim his eye I knew that he had said goodbye All green and wet with weeds so cold Around his form green weeds had hold I

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=89 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Some was so well preserved that sailors used to carve it into sculpture it is said to have had a texture and grain similar to mahogany Balaam s ass a donkey appears in the Bible but may well not be what sailors sang on board The tune is said to be a form of Thomas Arne s tune for Isaac Bickerstaffe s lyric The Miller of Dee the smash hit of Bickerstaffe s comic opera Love in a Village 1762 Lowlands Lowlands Low Our packet is the Island Lass Low lands lowlands lowlands low There s a laddie howlin at the main topmast Low lands lowlands lowlands low The old man he s from Barbados Low lands lowlands lowlands low He s got the name of Hammer Toes Low lands lowlands lowlands low He gives us bread as hard as brass Low lands lowlands lowlands low Our junk s as salt as a Balem s ass Low lands lowlands lowlands low The monkey s raised in a soldier s clothes Low lands lowlands lowlands low Now where he got em from God only knows Low lands lowlands lowlands low We ll haul em high and let em dry Low lands

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=124 (2016-02-15)
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