Haul Away the Bowline (Mark Chapman)

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  • (Posted 2015-03-03)   CPDL #34710:       
Editor: Mark Chapman (submitted 2015-03-03).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 384 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
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General Information

Title: Haul Away the Bowline
Composer: Mark Chapman
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: A simple arrangement of a traditional sea shanty.

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Original text and translations

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Haul away the bowline, for Kitty she's me darlin'.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, for Kitty lives in Liverpool.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, for Liverpool's a fine town.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, so early in the mornin'.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, before the day wuz dawnin'.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, the Cape Horn gale's a howlin'.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, the cook he is a growlin'.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, an' burst the chafin' leather.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, we'll hang for finer weather.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!

Haul away the bowline, we'll bowl along tergether.
Haul away the bowline, the bowline haul!