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Barnacle Bill The Sailor 

Lyrics  and chords courtesy of www.sailorsongs.com

This song is available in the Sea Shanty Store as recorded by
Roger Chartier and Kate Sullivan on his "Sailing Away" CD

G                                                    D7                                                         G
Who’s that knocking at my door? Who’s that knocking at my door?

                       D7                                     G
Who’s that knocking at my door , cried the fair - young maiden

A7 D                                                       A7                            D
It’s me my love it’s only me cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

        D                                                      A7                          D
It’s me my love it’s only me cried Barnacle Bill the sailor


G D7 G
Where were you for seven years, where were you for seven years

D7 G
Where were you for seven years ? Cried the fair - young maiden

A7 D A7 D
I’ve been to sea, I’ve been to sea, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

D A7 D
I knew that you would wait for me, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

G D7 G
I detect the smell of rum. I detect the smell of rum

D7 G
I detect the smell of rum cried the fair - young maiden

A7 D A7 D
I’ve only had a drink or two , cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

D A7 D
I’m only drunk with love for you cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

G D7 G
Come and meet your son of six come and meet your son of six

D7 G
Come and meet your son of six, fried the fair - young maiden

A7 D A7 D
A sailor’s pay won’t do for three, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

D A7 D
Farewell, I’m off across the sea, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

lyrics courtesy www.sailorsongs.com

 
 
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