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Santa Ana or The Plains of Mexico


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Oh! Santa Anna fought for fame

Hooray Santa Anna!

He fought for fame and gained his name

Along the plains of Mexico

General Taylor gained the day

Hooray! Santa Anna!

And Santa Anna ran away

Along The Plains of Mexico

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.