Sing Along with the Hobos!

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Set 1:


Cape Cod Girls

Bound Away, Bound Away

Heave Away Me Bully Bully Boys, Bound Away, Bound Away

Heave Away and Don’t You Make a Noise, Bound Away for Australia


Sally Brown

Way Hey Roll and Go! 

Spend My Money on Sally Brown


Donald Where’s Your Trousers?

Let the Wind Blow High, Let the Wind Blow Low

Through the Streets in Me Kilt I Go

All the Lassies Cry, “Hello!” 

Saying, “Donald Where’s Your Trousers?”


Drink a ’Lil Poison ’Fore You Die

Before You Die, Before You Die,

Drink a ’Lil Poison ’Fore You Die


Friggin’ in the Riggin’

Friggin’ in the Riggin’

There’s f*** all else to do


Spanish Ladies

We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar Like True British Sailors

We’ll Rant and We’ll Rave Across the Salt Sea

Until We Strike Soundings in the Channel of Old England

From Ushant to Scilly Is Thirty Five Leagues


Marco Polo

Marco Polo, look out, oh no!

Swim so fast, don’t go slow

Marco Polo, down below

Comes a beast from hell!


Blowfish for Breakfast

Blowfish for Breakfast!

That’s fugu you’re told!


Little Liza Jane

Ohhh Liza, Little Liza Jane!


Hobo’s Life

I’ll live a life that’s free

A Hobo’s Life

It’ll be a Hobo’s Life for me!


John Kanaka

John Kanaka-naka 



So Early in the Morning

So early in the morning

The sailor likes his bottle-oh!


Chicken Is Nice

Chicken is nice, chicken is nice

Chicken is nice with palm butter and rice


When Doves Cry

How can you just leave me standing? Alone in a world that's so cold? 

Maybe I'm just too demanding? Maybe I'm just like my father too bold?

Maybe you're just like my mother? She's never satisfied 

Why do we scream at each other? 

This is what it sounds like when doves cry



Set 2:


Paddy Doyle’s Boots

Timme way hey hey ya!


Drunken Sailor

Way Hey Up She Rises, Way Hey Up She Rises

Way Hey Up She Rises Earl-Eye in the Morning!


Tootie Ma

Oh na nay! Swing that thing!


She Was the First

Strip it down! To the bone!

The sea foam! I’m alone!


Maggie May

Oh, Maggie Maggie May, They Have Taken Her Away

And She’ll Never Walk Down Lime Street Anymore

The Judge He Guilty Found Her of Robbin’ the Homeward-Bounder

That Dirty No-Good Robbin’ Maggie May


A Pirate’s Life for Me

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, a Pirate’s Life for Me!

Drink up Me ’Earties Yo Ho!


Whiskey in the Jar

Musha Ring Dum-a-doo Dum-a-da

Whack Fol De Daddy-O, Whack Fol De Daddy-O

There’s Whiskey in the Jar


It’s All Over Now

Because I used to love her

But it’s all over now!


Harpoon, a Knife, a Gun

Harpoon, a knife, a gun!

Can’t make me work with anyone!


Great Ship Titanic

It was sad! It was sad!

It was sad when that great ship went down!


Miss Ginger Lee

The Cap’n had it coming for fouling Ginger Lee!


The Water’s Fine

The beach is open and the water’s fine!


Whup Jamboree

Whup jamboree, whup jamboree

Long-tailed sailor coming up behind

Whup jamboree, whup jamboree

Jenny keep your pie-hole warm!


You Are My Sunshine

You Are My Sunshine, My Only Sunshine

You Make Me Happy When Skies Are Grey

You’ll Never Know, Dear, How Much I Love You

Please Don’t Take My Sunshine Away




Set 3:


Sorry Mom

Sorry, mom, but I’m a drunk, a drunk

I love you mom, but I’m a drunk, a drunk

I miss you mom, but I’m a drunk, a drunk

Send money mom, ‘cause I’m a drunk, a drunk


Blood Red Roses

Go down, you blood red roses, go down

Oh! You pinks and posies

Go down, you blood red roses, go down


All for Me Grog

Well it’s all for me grog, me noggy noggy grog

It’s all gone for beer and tobacco!

I spent all me tin on the lassies drinking gin

And across the Western Ocean I must wander!



Serafina! Serafina!


Blow the Man Down

Blow the man down! 

Blow the man down!

Timme-weigh-hey blow the man down!


Menof the Cloth

We’re men of the cloth, admirals of the red!

Where you’re creeping off to best left unsaid!


Do It

Do it! Do it! Do it!


Curse of Meaty Paws

Na na na na na na

Na na na na na na 

Na na the Curse of Meaty Paws!


New York Girls

Away, Santee, my dear Annie

Oh, you New York Girls, can’t you dance the polka?


Ape Man

I’m an ape man, I’m an ape-ape man

Oh I’m an ape man!



Bye bye! Bye bye! Bye bye! Bye bye!

Bye bye my Rosyanna!


Show Me the Way to Go Home

Show Me the Way to Go Home, I’m Tired and I Wanna Go to Bed

I Had a Little Drink About an Hour Ago

And It’s Gone Right to My Head

Where Ever I May Roam on Land or Sea or Foam

You Will Always Hear Me Singing This Song

Show Me the Way to Go Home