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Just the Choruses

Printable PDF Version! This page has a bunch of choruses in alphabetical order. The bold lines are sung all together with verses in between sung by one or a few others. There are heaps more verses but they should all follow the pattern set out here. Anderson’s Coast Old Bass Strait roars like a great mill […]

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Randy Dandy Oh

Now we are ready to head for the Horn, Way, ay, roll an’ go! Our boots an’ our clothes boys are all in the pawn, Timme rollickin’ randy dandy O! Heave a pawl, oh, heave away, Way, ay, roll an’ go! The anchor’s on board an’ the cable’s all stored, Timme rollickin’ randy dandy O! […]

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Chicken on a Raft

The skipper’s in the wardroom drinkin’ gin, Hi, ho, chicken on a raft! I don’t mind a-knockin’, but I ain’t a-goin’ in! Hi, ho, chicken on a raft! The jimmy’s laughin’ like a drain, Hi, ho, chicken on a raft! He’s lookin’ in me comic cuts again! Hi, ho, chicken on a raft! Hey! Chicken […]

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Strike the Bell

To the tune of “Click Go The Shears” Up on the quarterdeck and walking about There’s the second mate, so steady and so stout What he is a thinkin’ of, he doesn’t know himself We’re wishing he would hurry up and strike, strike the bell Strike the bell, Second Mate, and let us go below […]

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The Fair Young Maiden

Who’s that knocking at my door? Who’s that knocking at my door? Who’s that knocking at my door? Said the fair young maiden It’s only me from over the sea Said Barnacle Bill the sailor It’s only me from over the sea Said Barnacle Bill the sailor Are you young and handsome sir? Are you […]

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