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29 April 2012 0 Comments


Music & words (c) Rudy Sunde 2008 In 1860, Waikawa way A schooner was launched, a fine spring day “Oamaru Lass” the name on her bow She looked oh so sweet and sailed oh so proud Sailed from Waikawa to Oamaru bay Blown on the beach, there she did lay Floated once more, a change […]

18 March 2012 0 Comments

The Banks of Newfoundland

You bully boys of Liverpool And I’ll have you to beware, When you sail on them packet ships, no dungaree jackets wear; But have a big monkey jacket all ready to your hand, For there blows some cold nor’westers on the Banks of Newfoundland. [Chorus] We’ll scrape her and we’ll scrub her with holy stone […]

10 September 2010 0 Comments

The North Atlantic Sqaudron (Sea Porn: Lyric Warning)

Sample can be heard here: [Chorus] Away, away with fife and drum, Here we come, full of rum. Looking for women who peddle their bum In the North Atlantic Squadron. When we arrived in Montreal, she spread her legs from wall to wall. She took the Captain balls and all in the North Atlantic […]

5 May 2010 0 Comments

The Nightwatch Song of the Charlotte Jane

‘Tis the first watch of the night, brothers, And the strong wind rides the deep; And the cold stars shining bright, brothers, Their mystic courses keep. Whilst our ship her path is cleaving, The flashing waters through, Here’s a health to the land we are leaving, And the land we are going to! First sadly […]