4 May 2010 0 Comments

Mingulay Boat Song

Heel y’ho boys, let her go, boys Heave her head round now all together Heel y’ho boys, let her go boys Sailing homeward to Mingulay What care we tho’ white the Minch is What care we for wind and weather? Let her go boys, every inch is Wearing homeward to Mingulay! Wives are waiting on […]

4 May 2010 1 Comment

The Mermaid

It was Friday morn when we set sail, And we were not far from the land When our Captain he spied a mermaid so fair With a comb and a glass in her hand. Chorus: And the ocean waves do roll And the stormy winds do blow And we poor sa-li-ors go skippin’ at the […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Haul in the Bowline

Haul in the bowline, before she starts a rolling Haul in the bowline, the bowline, ho! Haul in the bowline, The captain is a growling Haul in the bowline, the bowline, ho! Haul in the bowline, So early in the morning Haul in the bowline, the bowline, ho! Haul in the bowline, Kitty is my […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Drunken Sailor (What shall we do with the)

Way hay and up she rises Way hay and up she rises Way hay and up she rises Earl-eye in the morning What shall we do with a drunken sailor (3x) Put him in a long-boat till he’s sober Keep him there and make ‘im bale ‘er. Trice him up in a runnin’ bowline. Tie […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Bully in the Alley (Royal Fortune Version)

Help me Bob I’m bully in the Valley Way Hey Bully in the Valley Help me Bob I’m bully in the Valley Bully down in Leo Street Well I got to drinking down Auckland city Way Hay Bully in the Valley Got to speaking to all the girls so pretty Bully down in Leo Street […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Bully in the Alley

Help me Bob I’m bully in the alley wey hey, bully in the alley Help me Bob, I’m bully in the alley bully down in shinbone al Well, Sally is the girl way down our alley way, hey, bully in the alley Sally is the girl that I spliced nearly bully down in shinbone alley […]

4 May 2010 1 Comment

Cape Cod Girls

1. The Cape Cod girls don’t use no combs bound away, bound away They comb their hair with the cod fish bones bound away for australia Chorus: heave her up my bully bully boys Bound away, bound away heave her up, but don’t you make a noise bound away for australia 2. The Cape Cod […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

South Australia (Royal Fortune Version)

Chorus: Haul away now you rolling Kin Heave away, Haul away Haul away now and hear me sing And we’re bound for South Australia 1. They asked me how my money was made Heave Away, Haul Away I robbed a bank with a hand grenade And we’re bound for South Australia 2. They asked me […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

South Australia (Traditional)

In South Australia I was born To me heave away, haul away In South Australia round Cape Horn We’re bound for South Australia Chorus Haul away nowyou rolling kings To me heave away, haul away Haul away, you’ll hear me sing We’re bound for South Australia 2. As I walked out one day so fair […]