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4 May 2010 0 Comments

Maid of Amsterdam (A-Rovin’)

In Amsterdam I met a maid Mark well what I do say! In Amsterdam I met a maid She’s always mistress of her trade I’ll go no more a roving with you fair maid A Roving A Roving Since Roving’s been my ru-i-n No more I’ll go a roving with you fair maid Her eyes […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Across the Line (Sailors Way NZ Version)

I’ve traded with the Maoris, Brazilians and Chinese. I’ve courted half-caste beauties, beneath the Kauri trees. I’ve travelled along with a laugh and a song In the land where they call you mate, Around the Horn and home again, for that is the sailor’s fate. I’ve run aground in many a sound without a pilot […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

All for me grog

Well it’s all for me grog, me jolly jolly grog It’s all for me beer and tobacco For I spent all me tin with the lassies drinking gin Far across the western ocean I must wander Where are me boots, me noggin’, noggin’ boots? They’re all gone for beer and tobacco For the heels they […]