De Runer Von Hamborg (German)

Interesting Facts about De Runer Von Hamborg

Here halyard version of the shanty “Roll the cotton down”, the De Runer Von Hamborg. This version is sung aboard German ships. This one as a halyard, and “Sacramento” as capstan were the two most popular shanties aboard German ships. Stan Hugill heard and took part in the singing of this hauling song many times and participated in singing this song on board a German barque.

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 154 ).

The lyrics: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed p 156, 157 ).

The Record of the De Runer Von Hamborg

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.

De Runer Von Hamborg - Halyard Shanty

The full lyrics

De Runer Von Hamborg

De see geiht hoch, de Wind de blast,
– Oh, KOHM un Beer for MI!
Janmaat, de fleit, is nie verbaast,
– Oh, KOHM un Beer for MI!

* 2 *

Reise aus Quartier un all’ an Deck,
De Ool de fiert de Marssails weg.

* 3 *

Un wenn wi nu na Hamborg kaamt,
Denn suut man all’ de Sneiders staan.

* 4 *

Elias roppt, dor bust du ja,
Ik see di nich tom eersten Mal.

* 5 *

Du bruukst gewiss een’ neen Hoot,
Ik heff weck von de neeste Mood.

* 6 *

Un ok gewiss een Taschendook,
Un’n neen Slips, den bruukst du ok.

* 7 *

Un ook een beeten Seep un Twern,
Un denn one pound to’n Amuseern.

* 8 *

Wi is dat een lutjen Koom,
Un een Zigarr, dat smeckt doch schoon.

* 9 *

Afmusert ward, dat is mol klor,
Wie gaat von Bord un schreet Hurroh.

Related to this shanty

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A Long Time Ago – Cecil Sharp Version

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