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Brother Noah


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Brother Noah Brother Noah

May I come into the Ark of the Lord

For it's growing very dark and it's raining very hard Halleloo,

halleloo, hal-le-loo-oo-oo-oo-ia

No, you can't sir no you can't sir

You can't come into the ark of the Lord

Though it's growing very dark and it's raining very hard

Halleloo- halleloo- hal-le-loo-oo-oo-oo-ia

Very well, sir, very well, sir

You can go to the dickens with your darned old scow

Cause it ain't going to rain very hard no how

Halleloo, halleloo, halleloo-oo-oo-oo-ia

That's a lie, sir, that's a lie, sir,

You can darn soon tell that it ain't no sell

Cause it's sprinkling now, and it's gonna rain like hell

Halleloo, halleloo, halleloo-oo-oo-oo-ia

The author of this website has put a lot of time and effort into gathering the greatest collection of sea shanties for the world to enjoy - There are songs that have been to sung to a job of work at sea for many, many years and collecting them has been a great endeavour. - Roger Chartier has made the effort out of his own interest and the requests that he has gotten to do this work from fellow musicians who wanted a good source of sea shanties to draw on and learn from. He has been told that for this effort he is a remarkable man.