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17 May 2015 0 Comments

The Dreadnought

Oh, there is a flash packet, Flash packet of fame. She hails from New York And the Dreadnought’s her name. She’s bound to the west, Where the stormy winds blow. All away to the westward, In the Dreadnought we’ll go. Derry down, down, down derry down. With the gale at her back, What a sight […]

17 May 2015 0 Comments

Dark Eyed Sailor

As I roved out one evening fair It bein’ the summertime to take the air I spied a sailor and a lady gay And I stood to listen And I stood to listen to hear what they would say. He said “Fair lady, why do you roam For the day is spent and the night […]

1 July 2013 0 Comments

Bonnie Ship the Diamond

The Diamond is a ship, my lads For the Davis Strait we’re bound The quay it is all garnished With bonnie lasses ’round Captain Thompson gives the order To sail the ocean wide Where the sun it never sets, my lads Nor darkness dims the sky Chorus: For it’s cheer up my lads Let your […]

6 June 2013 0 Comments

A Drop of Nelson’s Blood (Roll the Old Chariot Along)

Oh, a drop of Nelson’s blood wouldn’t do us any harm, Oh, a drop of Nelson’s blood wouldn’t do us any harm, Oh, a drop of Nelson’s blood wouldn’t do us any harm, An’ we’ll all hang on behind! So we’ll ro-o-oll the old chariot along! An’ we’ll roll the golden chariot along! So we’ll […]

3 February 2013 0 Comments

The Dry Cadrona

Oh I can tell where the cherries grow, By the dry Cardrona Where I picked them long ago, On a day when I was sober On a day when I was sober. (Audience repeats the last line of each verse)   My father wore a parson’s coat By the dry Cardrona He kept a tally […]

25 April 2012 0 Comments

Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea, Baby, Deep Blue Sea (3x) It was Willy what got drowned in the Deep Blue Sea Dig his grave with a silver spade (3x) It was Willy what got drowned in the Deep Blue Sea Lower him down with a golden chain (3x) It was Willy what got drowned in the Deep […]

21 April 2012 0 Comments

Barrett’s Shanty

Written by Grant Dawson In the days of sail before I was born My father sailed around Cape Horn With me uncle through the raging storm With a whaler called Dick Barrett And the harpoon struck home And the line it ran out And the whale gave a flurry with its tail And we lost […]

20 April 2012 0 Comments

Way Down in Dixie

Way down in Dixie, way down in Dixie┬áI had a girl Sing a song, blow along, woah a woah a woah yeah! Way down in Dixie – she was so black, she broke my heart Sing a song, blow along, woah a woah a woah yeah! Way down in Dixie – she had black eyes […]

25 July 2011 0 Comments

Donegal Danny

I remember the night that he came in From the wintery cold and damp A giant of a man in an oilskin coat and a bundle that told he was a tramp He stood at the bar and he called a pint Then turned and gazed at the fire On a night like this, to […]

10 September 2010 0 Comments

The Dockyard Church (Sea Porn: Lyric Warning)

Sample can be heard here: http://www.saltydick.com/lyrics/11-the-dockyard-church.htm The preacher in the dockyard church one Sunday morning said, “Some dirty bastard shit himself – I’ll punch his fucking head.” Then up stood Jack in the third row back and he spat a greasy gob: “I’m the one who shit his fucking self, you can chew my carroty […]