Rogue’s Gallery: The Art of the Siren, #34
Song: David Thomas: Drunken Sailor (3:44 minutes)
from Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys, ANTI- 2006.
1. What do we do with a drunken sailor,
early in the morning?
2. Put him in the longboat till he’s sober.
3. What shall we do with a drunken soldier?
There are many versions known. See Wikipedia and follow links.
Explanatory liner notes by ANTI-:
This stamp-and-go chantey is one of the best known and also quite old. A printed version from the 1830s differs little from the modern one.