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4 May 2010 0 Comments

Spanish Ladies

Farewell and adieu to you Spanish ladies Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain For we have received orders to sail to old England But we hope in a short time to see you again We’ll rant and we’ll roar like true British sailors We’ll rant and we’ll roar across the salt seas Until […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Sailors Alphabet

A stand for anchor we carry on our bow B stand for bowspit to bowl her along C for our capstan which we heave around And D for our duty to which we are bound Merrily cheerily merrily are we No mortal on earth like a sailor at sea Heave away haul away aye-do-a-down Give […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Shenandoah

Shenandoah I long to hear you Roll away you rolling river Shenandoah I long to see you Haul away, we’re bound away Across the wide Missouri The white man loved the Indian maiden Within oceans his canoe was laden Oh Shenandoah I love you daughter I’ll take her across those raging waters Missouri she’s a […]

4 May 2010 1 Comment

Shiny-O

Captain Captain you are a Dandy Way Hey Shiny O Captain Captain you love your brandy Way Hey Shiny O Won’t you ferry me over to Dover Won’t you ferry me over to Dover From Queenstown to Dover’s a hundred miles or over From Queenstown to Dover’s a hundred miles or over Captain Captain how […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Sailboat Malarkey

Tell me what is this Sailboat’s name It’s the sailboat malarkey Tell me what is this Sailboat’s name It’s the sailboat malarkey Who is the man who built this fine boat Richardson, Richardson built this fine boat And now we’re out boys we’re bound out to sea When will Caroline come down to me She’s […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Slav-O

To the Spanish Main we’re bound away SlavO To the Spanish Main we’re bound away SlavO We’re bound away at the break of day Where swift bonito and dolphin do play SlavO Slavita Pre Mentigo Sliga SlavO The girls of Chile are sure hard to beat x2 From truck to keel and trimming neat, Hauling […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Shallow Brown (Slave Version)

Farewell now my Juliana Shallow, O Shallow Brown Farewell now my Juliana Shallow, O Shallow Brown I’m a sail across the blue sea Miss Juliana no more see me Messir’s gonna sell me Sell me to a Yankee He’s gonna sell me for a dollar Great big  Spanish silver dollar So farewell now my Juliana […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Shallow Brown (Version 1)

Fare thee well, me Juliana Shallow, o shallow brown Fare thee well, me Juliana Shallow, o shallow brown And it’s shallow in the morning Just as the day was dawning I’ve put me clothes in order For our packet leaves tomorrow Yes, our packet leaves tomorrow And it fills me heart with sorrow For I […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Sammy’s Bar (The Ballad of)

Written by the great Cyril Tawney (c) 1958 As I went down to Sammy’s Bar Hey, the last boat’s a’leavin By the shore at Pieta Haul away the daighsoe (pronounced di-so) And my real love, she was there… There was sand all in her hair… How did sand get in your hair… Darling Johnny put […]

4 May 2010 0 Comments

Sally Brown

Sally Brown was a Creole lady, Way,  ay, roll and go! Sally Brown was a Creole lady, Spend my money on Sally Brown. She had a farm on the isle of Jamaica, Way, ay, roll and go! Where she drinks rum and chews terbacker, Spend my money on Sally Brown. Sally Brown of New York City, Sally Brown is very pretty. Sally Brown had a fine young daughter, That’s the one that I was after. For seven long years I courted Sally, Seven long years,  but she wouldn’t marry