What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?

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Heaving Shanty; German text

What shall we do with a drunken sailor?
|: What shall we do with a drunken sailor? :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises,
Way-hay, up she rises,
Way-hay, up she rises,
Early in the morning.

2. Put him in the long boat 'til he's sober
|: Put him in the long boat 'til he's sober :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

3. Pull out the bung and wet him all over
|: Pull out the bung and wet him all over :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

4. Put him in the scuppers with the deck pump on him
|: Put him in the scuppers with the deck pump on him :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

5. Heave him by the leg in a runnin' bowlin'
|: Heave him by the leg in a runnin' bowlin' :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

6. Tie him to the taffrail when she's yard-arm under
|: Tie him to the taffrail when she's yard-arm under :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

7. Put him in the bilge and make him drink it,
|: Put him in the bilge and make him drink it :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

8. Shave his belly with a rusty razor,
|: Shave his belly with a rusty razor, :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

9. Soak 'im in oil till he sprouts some flippers,
|: Soak 'im in oil till he sprouts some flippers, :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:

10. Put 'im in bed with the Captain's daughter,
|: Put 'im in bed with the Captain's daughter, :|
Early in the morning.
Chorus:


Note: if you go to the German text, each verse is the same and the chorus is different. This shows how any song can be fit into another culture.

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