26 July 2011 0 Comments

So Early in the Morning

The mate was drunken and he went below to take a swig at his bottle o
[Refrain] So early in the morning the sailor likes his bottle o

The bottle o, the bottle o, the sailor loves his bottle o
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A bottle of rum, a bottle o gin, a bottle of irish whiskey o

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The baccy o, tabaccy o, thesailor loves his baccy o

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A packet o shag, a packet o cut, a plug of hard terbaccy o

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The lassies o, the maidens o, the sailor loves the judies o

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A lass from the ‘pool, a girl from the Tyne, a chowlah so fine and dandy o

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A bully rough house, a bully rough house, the sailor likes his rough house o

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Tread on me coat, and all hands in, a bully good rough and tumble o

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A sing song o, a sing song o, the sailor likes a sing song o

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A drinking song, a song o love, a ditty of seas and shipmates o

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