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Show Me The Way To Go Home


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Show me the way to go home
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I’m tired an I want to go to bed

I had a little drink about an hour ago
And it went right to my head

Where ever I may roam
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On land or sea or foam

You will always hear me singing this song
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Show me the way to go home

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.