Music Of The Waters - online book

Sailors' Chanties, Songs Of The Sea, Boatmen's, Fishermen's,
Rowing Songs, & Water Legends with lyrics & sheet music

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes



Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
Music of the Waters.              135
" Montez, Mesdam's, vous le verrez. (bis) Marchand, tu nVendras pas ton bled. Nous irons sur l'eau, &c.
" Marchand, tu nVendras pas ton bled, (bis) Si je l'vends pas, je l'donnerai. Nous irons sur l'eau, &c.
" Si je l'vends pas, je l'donnerai. (bis) A c'prix-la on va s'arranger. Nous irons sur l'eau, Nous y prom' promener, Nous irons jouer dans rile."
English Version.
" At St. Malo, beautiful seaport, (repeat) Three big ships arrived,
We will go on the water,
We will go and walk,
We will go and play on the island.
' Three big ships have arrived, (repeat) Laden with oats and corn.
We will go on the water, &c.
" Laden with oats, laden with corn, (repeat) Three ladies went down to buy. We will go on the water, &c.
" Three ladies went down to buy, (repeat) ' Merchant, merchant, how much is your corn ?' We will go on the water, &c.
" ( Merchant, merchant, how much is your corn ?' (repeat) ' Three francs the oats, six francs the corn.' We will go on the water, &c.
"' Three francs the oats, six francs the corn.' (repeat) 1 It is too dear by a good half.'
We will go on the water, &c.







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III