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4 December 2014 0 Comments

Go To Sea No More

When first I landed in Liverpool, I went upon a spree Me money alas I spent it fast, got drunk as drunk could be And when that me money was all gone, ’twas then I wanted more But a man must be blind to make up his mind to go to sea once more Once more, boys, once more, […]

25 April 2012 1 Comment

The Titanic (Great Ship Went Down)

Oh they built the ship Titanic To sail the ocean blue And they thought they had a ship That the water would never go through; But the Lord’s Almighty hand Said that ship would never land, It was sad when that great ship went down It was sad. It was sad. It was sad when […]

21 April 2012 0 Comments

Gimme de Banjo

This is the day we make our pay-day, Dance, gal, gimme de banjo! Oh, that banjo, that seven-string banjo, Dance , gal, gimme de banjo! Haul away for Campeachy Bay… Oh, haul away an’ stretch out yer pay-ay… A dollar a day is a buckera’s pay… Oh, bend yer high shoes an’ lavender breeks, boys… […]

26 July 2011 0 Comments

The Girl in Portland Street (foldedol day)

I met a girl in Portland St Fol-de-lol fol-de-lol fol-de lol-lol day I met a girl in Portland st With a fol-de-lol-day, fol-de-lol-day, fol-de-lol-lol-de-lol-de-lol-day This girl I met in in Portland St Was the sweetest girl I ever did meet Says I, Me girl how do you do Says she, the worse for seeing of […]

26 July 2011 0 Comments

The Gals o Chile

To Chile’s coast we’re bound away [Refrain] Timme heave-ho, hang her hilo To Chile’s coast we’re bound away [Refrain] We’ll all dance and drink pisco We’re bound away at the break of day Where they little Spanish gals are so bright and gay [Chorus] Timme heave-ho hang her hilo Sing olay for them dago girls […]

5 May 2010 29 Comments

Good Ship Venus (Sea Porn) – Be Warned Dirty Lyrics

Twas on the good ship Venus, By God you should have seen us, The figurehead was a whore in bed And the mast the Captain’s penis. The captain of this lugger, He was a dirty bugger, He wasn’t fit to shovel shit From one ship to another. The captain’s wife was Mabel. Whenever she was […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Grimsby Town

Methinks I see a host of craft spreading their sails o’lee As down the Humber they do glide all bound for the northern sea Methinks I see on each small craft a gallant crew so brave Going out to earn their daily bread upon the restless wave And it’s three score and ten, boys and […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

General Taylor

Well General Taylor gained the day Walk him along, John, Carry him along Well General Taylor he gained the day Carry him to his bury’n ground Chorus: Tell me way, hey, you stormy Walk him along, John, carry him along Tel me way, hey, you stormy Carry him to his bury’n ground We’ll dig his […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Grey Funnel Line

Written by the great Cyril Tawney (c) 1959 1.Don’t mind the rain or the rolling sea The weary night never worries me But the hardest time in a sailor’s day Is to watch the sun as it dies away Just one more day on the Grey Funnel Line 2. The finest ship that sails the […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Greenland Whale Fisheries

‘Twas in eighteen hundred and forty six In March, on the eighteenth day We hoisted our colours to the top of the mast And for Greenland sailed away, brave boys And for Greenland sailed away. The lookout on the cross-trees stood With a spyglass in his hand There’s a whale, there’s a whale There’s a […]