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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Splendour of the Seas Goodbye fare thee well Oh we re homeward bound for Liverpool town Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well Those Liverpool Judies they all will come down Hurrah me boys we re homeward bound Oh we re homeward bound for the girls of the town Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well So stand up me hearties and heave her around Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well We re fine flashy packet we re bound for to go Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well With the girls on the tow rope we cannot say no Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well Oh and one to the other we ll hear them say Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well Now here comes Johnnie with his fourteen month s pay Hurrah me boys we re homeward bound Oh those girls there on Lime Street we soon hope to meet Goodbye fare thee well goodbye fare thee well Soon we ll be rollin both sides of the street Hurrah me boys we re homeward bound Oh we ll meet those fly girls and we ll ring the old bell

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=23 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    boys Bound for greenland we set sail The lookout stood on the cross trees high With the spy glass to his eye There s a whale there s a whale there s a whale fish he cried And she blows at every span Brave boys And she blows at every span The Captain stood on the quarter deck And a sod of a man was he Overhaul overhaul let your davit tackles fall And go put them boats to sea Brave boys And go put them boats to sea The boats were lowered with men on board The whale was full in view Resolved resolved was each whaler man bold For to steer where the whale fish blew Brave boys For to steer where the whale fish blew The harpoon struck and the line played out But she gave a flurry with her tail And she capsized our boat we lost seven of our men And we did not catch that whale Brave boys And we did not catch that whale Now the losing of seven fine seamen It grieved the Captain sore But the losing of that bloody sperm whale Oh it grieved him ten times more Brave boys

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=50 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    it was in favour so they put out to sea The captain s lady being on board she seemed in great joy So glad her husband had engaged the handsome cabin boy So glad her husband had engaged the handsome cabin boy Her lips they were like roses her hair all in a curl The sailors often smiled and said she looks just like a girl But eating captain s biscuits her colour did destroy And the waist did swell of pretty Nell the handsome cabin boy And the waist did swell of pretty Nell the handsome cabin boy Twas in the Bay of Biscay our gallant ship did plough One night among the sailors there was an awful row They tumbled from their hammocks for sleep it did destroy They swore about the groaning of the handsome cabin boy They swore about the groaning of the handsome cabin boy Oh doctor dear oh doctor the cabin boy did cry My time has come I am undone and surely I must die The doctor came a runnin and smilin at the fun For to think a sailor lad should have a daughter or a son For to think a sailor

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=90 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    long as the job took Hanging Johnny Well they call me Hangin Johnny Away boys away Well I never hanged nobody And it s hang boys hang Well first I hanged me mother Away boys away Me sister and me brother And it s hang boys hang Well next I hanged me granny Away boys away Well I d hang the Holy Family And it s hang boys hang Well

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=39 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    the current on the return trip gruelling work for the strong often rowdy crew Floating downriver a long oar the beach oar was used to guide the craft as well as to manoeuvre it off mud slicks and snags Indiana writer musician and dance caller Dillon Bustin combined a song fragment he heard from a year round fisherman on the White River with background found in travel logs and novels of the keelboat era and his own melody to make this song Hard on the Beach Oar usually known as Shawneetown Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Some rows up but we floats down Way down the Ohio to Shawnee Town Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Whiskey s in the jug boys wheat is in the sack We ll trade them down in Shawneetown and bring the rock salt back Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio Now the current s got her boys And we ll take up some slack Float her down to Shawneetown and we ll bushwhack her back Hard on the beach oar she moves too slow Way down to Shawneetown on the Ohio I got a wife in Louisville and another in New Orleans And when I get to Shawnnee Town

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=78 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    it Sometimes known as Away Haul Away Haul Away For Rosie Were you ever down the Eastern Shore It really is a treat Oh Way haul away we ll haul away for Rosie Way haul away we ll haul away for Rosie Oh There the whores in purple drawers Come runnin out to greet you Way haul away we ll haul away for Rosie Way haul away we ll haul away for Rosie Oh Oh when I was a little boy My mother often told me That If I didn t kiss the girls My lips would all get mouldy I sailed the seas and never knew Just what I was a missin Then I trimmed my sails before the gales And started in a kissin Well first I had an Irish gal Her name was Kitty Brannigan She stole me boots she stole me clothes She pinched me plate and pannikin And then I got a German girl And she was fat and lazy And then I got a New York girl She damn near drove me crazy She loved her pretty sailorboys And where do you think I found er Behind the pump the story goes With forty

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=14 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    so my mother told me Way haul away we ll haul away Joe If I did not kiss the girls my lips would grow all mouldy Way haul away we ll haul away Joe I ran away from Exmouth Town and shipped aboard a whaler Because the girl I courted there would only have a sailor First I met a Plymouth girl and she was fat and lazy Then I met a Yorkshire girl she damn near drove me crazy So listen while I sing to you about me darlin Nancy She s copper bottomed clipper built she s just me style an fancy King Louis was the king of France before the revolution He went and got his head chopped off which spoiled his constitution Away haul away the good ship now is rolling Away haul away the sheet is now unfolding The cook is in the galley boys making duff so handy The captain s in his cabin lads drinking rum and brandy You call yerself a second mate an cannot tie a bowline Ye cannot even stand up straight when the packet she s a rollin We re running down a stormy sea and rolling through the

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=140 (2016-02-15)
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  • Exmouth Shanty Men - The original buoy band
    Lloyd as Haul on the Bowline Haul Away the Bowline Haul away the bowline Kitty is me darlin Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline so early in the mornin Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline before the day is dawnin Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline the fore t gallant bowline Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline the wind she is a howlin Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline the mate he is a growlin Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline we ll either break or bend it Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline we re men enough to mend it Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline we ll haul away together Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline we ll haul for better weather Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline the bonnie bonnie bowline Haul away the bowline the bowline haul Haul on the bowline up to the jaybird altar

    Original URL path: http://www.exmouthshantymen.com/songbook.php?id=108 (2016-02-15)
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