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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Tim Laycock gave it a tune and has recorded it with the New Scorpion Band Row on Row on Clouds are upon a summer s sky There s thunder in the wind Pull pull away and homeward hie Nor give one look behind Row on row on another day May shine with brighter light Ply ply the oars and pull away There s dawn beyond the night Where e er

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=137 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    bound out to the west We anchored one day in the harbour of Cork Then put out to sea for the port of New York And it s row row bullies row Them Liverpool Judies have got us in tow For 42 days we were hungry and sore The winds were against us the gales they did roar Off Battery Point we did anchor at last Our jib boom hove in and our canvas all fast And it s row row bullies row The boardinghouse masters came aboard in a trice A shouting and a promising all that was nice Til one fat old crib took a liking to me Says he you re a fool lad to follow the sea And it s row row bullies row Says he there s a job as is waiting for you With lashings of liquor and beggar all to do Says he what you say lad will you or two Says I you old bastard I m damned if I do And it s row row bullies row But the best of intentions they never goes far After thirty two days at the door of the bar I tossed off me liquor

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=69 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    a a zure main Arose arose from out the azure main This was the charter the charter of the land And guardian a a angels sang this strain Rule Britannia Britannia rule the waves Britons never never never shall be slaves Rule Britannia Britannia rule the waves Britons never never never shall be slaves The nations no o o o ot so blest as thee Must i i i i

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=174 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    In the Bahamas it s mostly used for boat launching but it serves equally well for capstan work Malarkey here is a mispronounciation of Malachi The Sailboat Malarkey Tell me what is this sailboat s name It s the sailboat Malarkey Tell me now what is this good boat s name It s the sailboat Malarkey Who is the man that built this fine boat It s the sailboat Malarkey Richardson Richardson built this fine boat It s the sailboat Malarkey And now me boys we are bound out to sea It s the sailboat Malarkey Windward Caroline come down to me It s the sailboat Malarkey She s lovely aloft and she s lovely below It s the sailboat Malarkey but best on her back as you very well know It s the sailboat Malarkey Away away in St George s town It s the sailboat Malarkey the rats come batting the houses down It s the sailboat Malarkey I d give the world and all that I know In the sailboat Malarkey To turn and roll with my Lucy oh In the sailboat Malarkey So pick her up boys and lay her down It s the sailboat Malarkey

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=27 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    when I was just a lad A sailor s life was very hard the food was always bad But now I ve joined the navy I m aboard a man o war And now I ve found a sailor ain t a sailor any more Chorus Don t haul on the rope don t climb up the mast If you see a sailing ship it might be your last Just get your civies ready for another run ashore A sailor ain t a sailor ain t a sailor anymore Well the killock of our mess he says we ve had it soft It wasn t like this in his day when he was up aloft We like our bunks and sleeping bags but what s a hammock for Swinging from the deckhead or lying on the floor Well they gave us an engine that first went up and down Then with more technology the engine went around We know our steam and diesel but what s a mainyard for A stoker ain t a stoker with a shovel anymore Well they gave us Aldiss lamp so we could do it right They gave us a radio we signaled day and

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=182 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    go And we pitched and we rolled all the way to Carolina Gonna spend my money on Sally Brown Now Sally Brown is a nice young lady And she looks very sweet but her past s a little shady Her mother doesn t like a tarry sailor And especially one off a Greenland whaler She wants her to marry a one legged captain But when Sally saw him well she

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=145 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    were extremely bawdy Pedro the Crimp or kidnapper would dope sailors beer they would wake to find themselves sold to a different ship or not at sea at all but perhaps working ashore somewhere like Las Chinchas a group of islands off Peru Saltpetre Shanty To old Callao we re bound to go Oh roll To old Callao we re bound to go Oh roll We re sailing away to Valipo Bay To the flash girls of Chile who ll take all our pay Oh roll rock your bars Heave her hi o rock her oh roll Las putas of Chile they cannot be beat Las putas of Chile they cannot be beat They ll bed us and wed us and treat us just fine But we know that they re robbin us most of the time So keep a close watch and a keen weather eye So keep a close watch and a keen weather eye On the girls from Coquimbo to old Coronel And the favours they re only too willing to sell Old Pedro the Crimp boys we know him of old Old Pedro the Crimp boys we know him of old He s primin his vino

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=175 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    back in the 1940 s when he began whaling as a young man His father had been a harpooner and one of the first whalers in Barrouallie Mulraine found the work hard and sometimes dangerous His experiences included long hot days rowing severe squalls and having the boat stove in by a sperm whale He was a strong Christian but also a proud ambassador for his cultural heritage A good web site to visit for background info on the Barouallie whalers is www barrwhalers org Sam s Gone Away Oh I wish I was the Cabin Boy on board a man of war Whoo Sam s gone away on board a man of war Oh I wish I was the Cabin Boy on board a man of war Whoo Sam s gone away on board a man of war Pretty work brave boys pretty work I say Sam s gone away on board a man of war Pretty work brave boys pretty work I say Sam s gone away on board a man of war Oh I wish I was the Coxun on board a man of war Whoo Oh I wish I was the Bosun on board a man

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=84 (2016-02-15)
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