Tossed in the seas in a furious wind
Where the sail is free and there begins
A tale of woe, and then a tale of fate
About a float when ships are late

Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the Devil you go
Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the briny deep

The boat was tossed in the turn tide
Hull split open on the starboard side
Not a soul was left, but the bloated hides
Found adrift on the open seas

Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the Devil you go
Yo ho, yo ho
Down to that final sleep

As the waves rushed in to claim their own
Lungs filled up with a salty foam
Well they prayed to Jesus, but he wasn't home
He got hung up on calvary

Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the Devil you go
Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the posen's keep

Where their widows mourn and their daughters grieve
And their sons set out on the morrow's eve
For the ocean has tricks held in its sleeve
Enough for the filial few

Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the Devil you go
Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the briny deep

Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the Devil you go
Yo ho, yo ho
Down to the briny deep


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