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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    the many street ballads that emanated from the Napoleonic Wars Boney was a Warrior Boney was a warrior Away a yah A warrior and a terrier Jean Francois Boney fought the Russians Away a yah The Russians and the Prussians Jean Francois Moscow was a blazing Away a yah And Boney was a raging Jean Francois Boney went to Elba Away a yah Boney he came back again Jean Francois

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=72 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Bonnie ship the Diamond immortalized in song and story sailed from Aberdeen A whaleship Diamond commanded by Captain Thompson was wrecked in the ice in 1819 after taking 8 whales The Diamond 371 tons and owned by the Aberdeen Whale Fishing Company had joined the fleet in 1812 under the command of Captain Moffat The Bonny Ship The Diamond The Diamond is a ship my lads for the Davis Strait she s bound And the quay it is all garnished with bonny lasses round Captain Thompson gives the order to sail the ocean wide Where the sun it never sets my lads no darkness dims the sky So it s cheer up my lads let your hearts never fail While the bonny ship the Diamond goes a fishing for the whale Along the quay at Peterhead the lasses stand aroon Wi their shawls all pulled around them and the saut tears runnin doon Don t you weep my bonny lass though you be left behind For the rose will grow on Greenland s ice before we change our mind Here s a health to the Resolution likewise the Eliza Swan Here s a health to the Battler of Montrose and

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=86 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Harbour From Boston harbour we set sail And the wind was blowin the devil of a gale With the ring tail set all about the mizzen peak And the Rule Britannia plowin up the deep With a big bow wow tow row row Fal dee rall dee di do day Then up steps the skipper from down below And it s aloft boys and it s look alow And it s looks alow and it s look aloft And it s tighten up your ropes boys fore and aft With a big bow wow tow row row Fal dee rall dee di do day Then it s down to his cabin he quickly crawls To his poor old steward then he bawls Fix me a glass that will make me cough Cause it s better weather here than it is up aloft With a big bow wow tow row row Fal dee rall dee di do day While it s we poor seamen that are up on the decks With the blasted rain falling down our necks And not a drop of grog will he afford For he damns our eyes with every other word With a big bow wow

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=59 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Both were small in stature and ill in health Both were determined able and at times unorthodox Both were fatally wounded in the hour of their greatest success and died after being assured by subordinates that victory was theirs Both were held in deep affection by their men This song was apparently since it survived orally for nearly 150 years the most popular of at least four broadsides printed to commemorate Wolfe s death Brave Wolfe One Monday morning as we set sail The wind did blow a pleasant gale To fight the French it was our intent Through smoke and fire Through smoke and fire It was a dark and a gloomy night The French were landed on mountain s high While we poor souls in the valley did lie Cheer up me lads General Wolfe did say Brave lads of honour Brave lads of honour Old England she will win the day The very first broadside we gave to them We wounded a hundred and fifty men Well done my lads General Wolfe did say Brave lads of honour Brave lads of honour Old England she will win the day The very next broadside they gave to us

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=73 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    a day behind their time Bring em down It s around Cape Horn we go Bring em down All through the ice and snow Bring em down And up the coast to Vallipo Bring em down Northward to Callao Bring em down Them Callao girls I do adore Bring em down They takes it all they ask for more Bring em down Them Callao girls puts on a show Bring

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=66 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    dog There were places called Shinbone Alley in several ports one still exists in Maine USA Bully in The Ally Sally is the girl down in our alley Way hey bully in the alley Sally is the girl down in Shinbone Alley Bully down in shinbone al So help me Bob I m bully in the alley Help me Bob I m bully in the alley Bully down in Shinbone

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=123 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Oh Roseann sweet Roseann I won t be home tomorrow Bye bye bye bye bye bye bye bye Bye bye my Roseanna Bye bye bye bye bye bye bye bye I won t be home tomorrow The ships are sailing around the bend Bye bye my Roseanna All loaded down with fishermen I won t be home tomorrow A dollar a day s a fishermans pay Bye bye my Roseanna

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=48 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    bold And he lived till he grew old Cause he d Open the pane and pop out the flame Just to see how the wind do blow And he d often say to me You d be wise before you go Just to Open the pane When the north winds roughly blow Then I lay right snug below But I Open the pane When the wind blows from the east

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=99 (2016-02-15)
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