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27 July 2011 0 Comments

Flash Frigate

I sing of a frigate, a frigate of fame And in the West Indies she bore a great name For cruel, hard treatment of every degree Like slaves in the galleys we ploughed the salt sea   [Chorus] Derry Down, Down, Down Derry Down   At four in the morning our day’s work begun Come, […]

10 September 2010 0 Comments

F**K em All (Sea Porn: Lyric Warning)

Sample can be heard here: http://www.saltydick.com/lyrics/21-fuck-em-all.htm Oh, they sent for the Navy to come to Tulagi, The gallant Navy agreed. With one thousand sections in different directions, My God, what a fucked-up stampede. Fuck ’em all, fuck ’em all The long and the short and the tall. Fuck all the admirals who give us the […]

10 September 2010 2 Comments

The Fireship (Sea Porn : Lyric Warning)

Sample can be heard here: http://www.saltydick.com/lyrics/19-the-fireship.htm As I walked out one evening upon a night’s career, I spied a lofty clipper ship and to her I did steer. She hoisted up her sig-a-nals which I so quickly knew, And when she saw me bunting up she immediately hove to. [Chorus] She had a dark and […]

10 September 2010 0 Comments

Friggin in the Riggin (Sea Porn:Lyric Warning)

Sample can be heard here: http://www.saltydick.com/lyrics/04-friggin-in-the-riggin-(aka-good-ship-venus).htm Friggin’ in the riggin’ (3 times) There’s fuck-all else to do. The captain of the lugger Was known as a filthy bugger, Declared unfit to shovel shit From one pile to another. The first mate’s name was Morgan, By God, he was a gorgon. Ten times a day he’d […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Fathom the Bowl

Come all you bold fellows that have to this place come And we’ll sing to the praise of good brandy and rum Let us lift up our glasses good cheer is our goal Bring me the punch ladle I’ll fathom the bowl I’ll fathom the bowl I’ll fathom the bowl Bring me the punch ladle […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Fiddlers Green

As I walked by the dockside one evening so rare To view the still water and take the salt air I heard an old fisherman singing this song Oh take me away boys my time is not long Wrap me up in my oilskins and jumper No more on the docks I’ll be seen Just […]

4 May 2010 2 Comments

Farewell Shanty (Padstow Farewell)

It’s time to go now Haul away your anchor Haul away your anchor It’s our sailing time Get some sail upon her Haul away your halyards Haul away your halyards It’s our sailing time Get her on her course now Haul away your foresheets Haul away your foresheets It’s our sailing time Waves are surging […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Holy Ground (Fine Girl You Are)

Farewell to you, my Dinah, a thousand times adieu. We are bound away from the Holy Ground and the girls we love so true. We’ll sail the salt seas over and we’ll return once more, And still I live in hope to see the Holy Ground once more. (chorus) (Shouted) Fine girl you are! (Sung) […]