Hurrah Sing Fare Ye Well

Interesting Facts about the Hurrah, Sing Fare Ye Well

Here is the hauling song, resembling this latter somewhat “Hurrah Sing Fare Ye Well!” Whall calls it “O Fare Ye Well, My Bonnie Young Girl”. Stan Hugill gives us a version; with perhaps; a few more regular verses than usual; which were obtained from an old Liverpool seaman. Normally there was one pull in the refrain on the second syllable of “Hurrah”.

The song will be reconstructed by myself as the halyard shanty.

The source of this sea shanty

The music: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed p 119).

The lyrics: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed p 119).

The Record of the Hurrah, Sing Fare Ye Well

You also can find this record on my YouTube channel here or directly listen below. Additionally, if you want to share your opinion about the record or share your opinion you can do it in my Facebook forum here, or leave a comment at the bottom of this blog article.

Hurrah, Sing Fare Ye Well - Halyard Shanty

The musical notation

hurrah-sing-fare-ye-well music notation

The full lyrics

Hurrah Sing Fare Ye Well

Sing fare ye well me bonny young gal,
– HurRAH! Sing fare ye well!
Sing fare ye well, oh, fare ye well,
– HurRAH! Sing fare ye well!

* 2 *

We’re bound; away to Callyo,
Oh, fare ye well, me Liverpool gal,

* 3 *

I may cime back th ye some day,
With a spanking’ big fat pay-day.

* 4 *

But when we get to Callyo,
I’ll git me a nice bit o’ Dago,

* 5 *

As I walked out one mornin’ fair,
I met a puta standin’ there.

* 6 *

She winked at me I do declare,
Black as night was her raven hair.

* 7 *

She was a Spanish beauty bold.
Her name was Carmen; so I’m told.

* 8 *

Oh, fare ye well; we’re bound away,
We’re bound away this sailing day.

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