I'll wait for you 'till I turn blue
There's nothin' more a man can do
Don't get your bollocks in a twist
Settle down, don't take a fit
You drank with demons straight form hell
They almost nearly won as well
You wiped the floor with victory
Then puked until you fell asleep

Blackened was the banshee's wail
These boot will never fill her jail
So you crawled into an empty boat
For the Gulf of Mexico
'Till Cortez came an' when so did you
From the ashes charred and blue
Smellin' like a salty dog
Back from hell where you belong

Anarchy, the scourge of every sea
The Antichrist aboard a rig
With us your cutthroat thieves
The ship went down we all near drowned
You stood there on the deck
'Till the Spanish came and flogged yer arse
And dragged you from the wreck

They threw a rope around yer neck
To watch you dance the jig of death
Then left you for the starvin' crows
Hoverin' like hungry whores
One flew down plucked out yer eye
The other he had in his sights
You snarled at him, said leave me be
I need the bugger so I can see


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Salty Dog Lyrics as written by David R King Bridget A Regan

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    The instermentels of thies song is sooooooooo good

    highlander925on May 13, 2007   Link
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    this songe means super happy fun to me! flogging molly kick YOUR ass!

    slugsteinon January 18, 2002   Link
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    i like flogging molly, whoever is putting the lyrics in here, get another bag of bricks, i would but i can't understand his accent

    save_your_momson April 19, 2002   Link
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    this song cheers me up, im seeing them friday!

    craigsbrotheron May 28, 2002   Link
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    w00t I seen them in Dallas and they opened with this song and the pit was insane

    GNABon June 30, 2002   Link
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    i saw then at warped tour in san diego and man they kicked ass

    nerdypunkchickon July 05, 2002   Link
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    i had to leave flogging molly's show early to get to the casualties =( only saw the first 3 songs. ahwell.

    i love flogging molly's style. really neat. :}

    illusionofsafetyon July 05, 2002   Link
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    flogging molly is the best band i've ever seen live. theres soooooooo much energy and its all happy its just a great experience.

    save_your_momson July 26, 2002   Link
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    is not flogging molly the best band???? i mean there songs get you so pumped up and its just a burst of happy energy!!!!!!!

    airman232002on August 22, 2002   Link
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    i love flogging molly. i saw them at warped tour. everyone was doing a jig. it was funny. they rcok!!1

    SomeGurlsAreCRazyon August 28, 2002   Link

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