[HOST]: Blow the Man Down. Come all ye young fellows that follows the sea To me, way hey, blow the man down Now please pay attention and listen to me Give me some time to blow the man down. I'm a deep water sailor just come from Hong Kong You give me some whiskey, I'll sing you a song.
Traditional – Lyrics from Songs of American Sailormen, by Joanna Colcord Oh, blow the man down, bullies, blow the man down! To me way-aye, blow the man down. Oh, Blow the man down, bullies, blow him right down! Give me some time to blow the man down! As I .
Sea Shanties (Songs for Seafarers, Sea Songs,) Blow the man down lyrics: Come all ye young fellows that follow the sea / (To me weigh hey blow t.
"Blow the man down", that is to knock a man down or strike with a fist, belaying pin or capstan bar, is a popular sea shanty. There are a great variety of texts of this shanty, with the same melody, and after the version for the cartoon character "Popeye" it has also become a song for children! There are three main themes: prime seamen onboard a Black Ball; I'm a `Flying Fish' sailor; Beware.
Blow the Man Down Sea Shanty. Come all ya young fellers that follow the sea, With a yo ho! Blow the man down, Now just pay attention and listen to me, Give me some time to blow the man down. Aboard the Black Baller* I first served my time, With a yo ho! Blow the man down, But on the Black Baller I wasted my time, Give me some time to blow the.
Why do they say “Blow the man down?” Give me some time to blow the man down. This old sea shanty from the s refers to a ship from the Black Ball line and seems to have been a work-related tune that was sung, or chanted, by sailors as they were hoisting topsail yards.
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