[Solo] I'll be a man of the land and now I've found a lady wife and Captain said I was the best Oh were ye drunk or were ye blind could match my skill for gunin' they were deaf to every order til they heard a pistol shot ‘tween the King of England an' a King of France. View lyrics Drunken Sailor by The Longest Johns and watch it music video. (But now he’s got no legs at all well a call came from a deckhand "boys I think she's going down" I won't be any captain's mate right here I'll be a man of the land I'll be a man of the land and soon their screams turned into songs, their panicked work turned into jigs. Print it! I've been roaming all my life put him in a longboat til he's sober {Chorus} An' I had a leg for ev’ry limb. in the biggest storm I'd ever seen we almost lost our way [All together] An' he had a leg for ev’ry limb. I'll be a man of the trees [Solo] I'll be a man, wherever my woman will be The Longest Johns perform a version that most closely resembles the one performed by Smokey Bastard. At twenty I manned our crow's nest I won't be any captain's mate Captain died at twenty-eight These lyrics are based on the version performed by the Longest Johns in their Youtube video, the original lyrics can be found here. {Chorus} The Longest Johns perform a version that most closely resembles the one performed by Smokey Bastard. I'll be a man of the land "back to your posts, or by my ghost, you'd wish that you were dead!" 'cause this pretty little woman is all I need I'll be a man of the trees horay and up she rises For he ran a race with a cannonball) A traditional song that appears under a lot of names, but most prominently My Son John, My Son Tim, and its original title Mrs. McGrath. An' I had a leg for ev’ry limb. Stepped ashore at Felix Stow I'm staying, The earliest noted variant of Mrs. McGrath as My Son John occurs in a 1961 anthology assembled by Cyril Tawney (Chicken on a Raft, Grey Funnel Line etc.) I'll be a man, wherever my woman will be [All together] Every foreign war I’ll now denounce and by then I was his first mate (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Retirement Song Lyrics [Solo] I've been roaming all my life and now I've found a lady wife I'm staying, right here Oh I won't go sailing anymore I won't obey the ocean's call I'm staying, right here [All together] I'll be a man of the land I'll be a man of the trees I'll be a man, wherever my woman will be I won't be any captain's … Whack fo’ the riddle t'me roo dun da. Oh they tried to give me his command Download; Font Style; Embed Page format: Direct link: BB code: Embed: but don't you fear there's enough rum here to drink until we die! 'cause this pretty little woman is all I need {Chorus} I won't be any captain's mate but I nearly lost my eyes to God Lyrics Submitted by lyrics gotten from official youtube channel: https. The Captain's Daughter Lyrics. I won't be servant of the seas The Longest Song Wiki is a FANDOM Music Community. what should we do with the drunken sailor horay and up she rises throw him in the hull with the captains daughter I won't be servant of the seas I'll be a man of the trees to fearsome captain Buckle Roy right here 'cause this pretty little woman is all I need (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); [All together] right here sat in his seat, put up his feet, and drank the rest himself! I'll be a man, wherever my woman will be Aven county's finest daughter (For I’d rather my legs as they used to be {Andy} Oh my son John was tall an' slim An' he had a leg for ev’ry limb. Anne Louise Lyrics: Oh the Anne Louise is waiting for crew to jump aboard / To take her out to deeper waters further from the shore / For it's quiet and still in the harbour, not a voice to be heard right here 'cause this pretty little woman is all I need I'll be a man of the trees every man continued drinking all their dutis long forgot The first mate bellowed orders ever trying to save their skins; These lyrics are based on the version performed by the Longest Johns in their Youtube video, the original lyrics can be found here. [Solo] T'me-roo dun da, falee riddle da I won't be servant of the seas I'm staying, So his deckhand grabbed a barrel broke the seal and took a swig; right here I'm staying, [All together] It has been performed by countless folk musicians, and is widely considered a standard in the folk community. No I was not drunk, I was not blind I won't be servant of the seas (Or was it sailin’ on the sea I'm staying, right here They've done come off on a cannonball) early in the morning 'cause this pretty little woman is all I need Ground yer two fine legs right down to the knee) [Solo] right here just looking out for old Cape Cod I won't be servant of the seas {Andy} I'm staying, And now she's got me staying right here right here I won't be any captain's mate the captain stood on folks all, swung the cat'o' above his head [Slowing] 'cause this pretty little woman is all I need I'll be a man of the land (HOWAAYY) I'll be a man of the trees horay and up she rises https://thelongestsong.fandom.com/wiki/My_Son_John?oldid=419. Search lyrics, video with The Longest Johns on DamnLyrics - All lyrics is here I won't obey the ocean's call and sank the blasted cannon Oh I won't go sailing anymore It appeared as a bonus track only on the physical release copy of Bones in the Ocean, and was one of the earliest youtube videos released by the band, filmed outside the Thornbury Library. I'll be a man, wherever my woman will be I won't be servant of the seas I'll be a man of the land Library; Artists; Billboard; Contributes; Drunken Sailor - The Longest Johns.