Shallow, Shallow, in the morning
Chorus: Shallow, Shallow Brown
It's Shallow as the day is dawnin'
Chorus: Shallow, Shallow Brown

I thought I heard the Old Man say
Tomorrow is our sailin' day

The blackbird said unto the crow:
I think it's time we roll and go

The blackbird sang and the crow said, "cah!"
Let's get this sail set by half-past four

We're bound away around Cape Horn
That's where the winds are never warm

My wife and baby they do grieve me
It breaks my heart for me to leave ye

Oh, I love you Juliana
Oh, yes, I love you Juliana




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    General CommentThis is from “Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys” a compilation cd to be released August 22nd, featuring various artists and created by Hal Wilner when Johnny Depp and the director of the two “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies—Gore Verbinski expressed an interest in pirate lore.
    sillybunnyon August 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMakes me think of—We were schooner-rigged and rakish with a long and lissome hull
    And we flew the pretty colors of the crossbones and the skull
    The wind and sea were fair—we lay at anchor there
    When in the midnight dark—our watcher saw a spark …
    sillybunnyon August 15, 2006   Link

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