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22               Music of the Waters.
acquainted with Jack Tar's style of singing, it would seem impossible to make them come in, but the sailors seem to be able to manage it. Like " Reuben Ranzo," the solo lines of Sally Racket are always repeated, the same chorus occurring after each solo line :
Solo.—Sally Racket, hoy oh, Chorus.—Cheerily, men.
Solo.—Sally Racket, hoy oh ! Chorus.—Cheerily, men.
Solo.—Sally Racket, hoy oh ! Chorus.—Cheerily, men ; a haughty hoy oh! cheerily, men.
Solo.—Pawned my jacket, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, men.
Solo.—Pawned my jacket, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, men ; a haughty hoy oh ! cheerily men.
Solo.—Sold the ticket, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, cheerily, men.
Solo.—Sold the ticket, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, cheerily, men.
Solo.—And sold the ticket, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, men ; a haughty hoy oh ! cheerily men.
Solo.—That's not the worst, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, men.
Solo.—And that's not the worst, hoy oh. Chorus.—And that's not the worst, hoy oh.
Solo.—And that's not the worst, hoy oh. Chorus—Cheerily, men ; a haughty hoy oh ; cheerily, men.
Solo.—She left me in the lurch, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, &c.
Solo.—T don't care a rap, hoy oh. Chorus.—Cheerily, men.







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