SEA SONGS - online songbook

70 Traditional Sea & sailing related songs with complete lyrics.

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



Share page  Visit Us On FB



Previous Contents Next
A WHALER'S SONG.
Oh ! there's never a game
You landsmen can name With the sport that is known to a sailor ;
There's never a chase
On the land but gives place To the hunt that we know from a whaler.
The look-out aloft
Has looked oft and oft And never a cry has been calling;
Now it's out loud he shouts,
" There he spouts, there he spouts ; " And the mate, " Off, boats, off," sharp is bawling;
" Give wray there ; he shows ;
" Pull—pull—there he blows ;" The harpooner his tubbed rope's uncoiling;
Previous Contents Next







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