Pay me my money down Pay me my money down ---------------------, I went for a cruise boys around the town. Pay me my money down

--------------------, My fa-ancy ga-al she sai-id to me.  (Pay me my money down!) Pay me the money down [Verse 3]

Buy me some whiskey then buy me some more He has been told that for this effort he is a remarkable man.

But come the next morning the ship had gone, and the workers were left unpaid.

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Pay me my money down

[Verse 6]

[Chorus]

Recorded by Roger Chartier - you can hear a sample of it or buy the download on the Sea Shanty Store page - A West Indian shore work song taken to sea and used at the pumps and at the halyards (pre 1888) ¾ time .

Pay Me My Money Down seems to have begun life as a sea-shanty, and is often given a lilting, calypso feel. Pay me the money down

Pay me, you owe me Pay me the money down, Will bu-uy us rum boys for many a day. (Pay me my money down!) (Pay me my money down!)

(Pay me my money down!) [Verse 6] [Chorus]

Pay me or go to jail

I'd stay at home and I'd drink at rum Pay me, you owe me

Pay me my money down Pay me or go to jail Pay me my money down Pay me the money down, I’d pa-ack me ba-ags and sta-ay on shore.. All rights reserved. Pay Me My Money Down (shanty in MP3) Pay Me My Money Down is said to have been composed by African-American dock workers and picked up by West Indian sailors and sung as a shanty. Well, I wish I was a rich man's son (Pay me my money down!) -------------------, I wishe’d I wa-as old stormy’s son.

Pay me the money down ------------------, Oh if I had si-ilver dollars galore. Pay me or go to jail

(Pay me my money down!) Pay me the money down, I re-al-ly don’t give me favors for free.  Pay me my money down (Pay me my money down!) Pay Me My Money Down - Live Recording Lyrics: For well I thought I heard the old man say / (Pay me my money down!) Pay me the money down / Tomorrow is our sailin' day / (Pay me my money down!) Pay me, you owe me Pay MeThe Money Down. Pay me, you owe me

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Pay me the money down

Pay me or go to jail Pay me, you owe me Battles at sea: 12 artworks that pack a punch, Seafarers on the ‘frozen sea’ of maritime Manila, Tribute to seashells: Three verses, one music video, A deathless myth: Mermaids in poetry and art.

Pay me the money down Â, I pu-ut me a-arm a – rou-ound her waist. Pay me or go to jail Pay me or go to jail Well I need that money for to go ashore What’s behind the enduring fascination with pirates?

Pay me my money down

(Pay me my money down!)

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. Recorded by Roger Chartier - you can hear a sample of it or buy the download on the Sea Shanty Store page - A West Indian shore work song taken to sea and used at the pumps and at the halyards (pre 1888) ¾ timeÂ, Your money young man is no object to me.

Pay me the money down, A Drinking the beer and the whiskey and gin. 

Pay me the money down, I’d bui-ild a shi-ip O a thousand ton.  Pay me the money down

And if I was that rich man's son Your money young man is no object to me.

Close Encounters in Maritime Manila, https://marine-cafe.com/?wpdmdl=20822&play=PayMeMyMoneyDown-Acappella.mp3, http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2014/10/the-black-origins-of-song-pay-me-my.html.

Pay me, you owe me As so often with folk songs, the lyrics were frequently adapted for local conditions.

Pay me or go to jail ----------------, We’d stay at the po-orts where we-e was in.  

[Verse 1]

The English deep water shanty "Pay Me The Money Down" Hugill believes to be somewhat related to this log loading shanty.

- 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.

For well I thought I heard the old man say Presumably Mr Howard and Mr Steven w… [Verse 5] Pay me the money down. [Chorus]

(Pay me my money down!) And I thought I heard those men below Pay me or go to jail In the ports of the southern United States it was not unusual for captains to insist that their ships be unloaded as soon as they arrived at the quayside, promising to pay the dock workers the next morning.

More about the song here: http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2014/10/the-black-origins-of-song-pay-me-my.html This version, performed by Adriano Adewale and Tim Cansfield in acappella, is courtesy of the London-based English Folk Dance and Song Society. (2.2 MiB, MP3, 2:24 minutes). Pay me, you owe me

Pay me my Money Down. Pay me the money down, I there met a ga-al called Sa-ally Brown. [Chorus] OurWholeWorld.com (Irish Songs and Chords), WhalingCity.net (New Bedford, Ma History).

(Pay me my money down!) Pay me my money down --------------------, The Ya-ankee dollar some gits for their pay. Tomorrow is our sailin' day

Pay me the money down, I wa-ants me pa-ay sir every sou.  

Tomorrow is our sailin' day

A work song, "Pay Me My Money Down" (Roud 21449) originated among the Negro stevedores working in the Georgia Sea Islands.It was collected by Lydia Parrish and published in her 1942 book, Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands: Pay me, Oh pay me, Pay me my money down.

Pay me or go to jail, Pay me my money down.

Unscrupulous ship captains would often insist that their ships be loaded or unloaded upon arrival, then try to pay the workers the next day.

Well, the skipper hit me with a wooden spar Traditional: courtesy of www.SailorSongs.com. |, Now Available! Pay me, you owe me

(Pay me my money down!) I'd sit by the river and just watch it run

[Verse 4] [Chorus] Pay me the money down (Pay me my money down!) Pay me my money down, Pay Me My Money Down - Live Recording Lyrics, Haul Away The Bowline Boys - Live Recording. Pay me my money down Pay me my money down

(Pay me my money down!)

Well I thought I heard the captain say

[Verse 2] Pay me the money down, Oh mo-ne-ey dow-own Eh mo-ne-ey down. -----------------, My pri-ice for lo-ove is ha-alf a crown. -----------------, When the ship it ties up and the voyage is through. 

[Chorus] Pay me my money down Bruce Springsteen’s 2006 album, We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions notes say this originated as a protest song of the black stevedores in Georgia and South Carolina ports. Pay me my money down Pay me the money down, Sez she-e young ma-an yer i-in great haste. (Pay me my money down!)

"Well, if you don't pay us then the ship won't go!" Pay me the money down, And mo-oney do-own tis real money down.

Pay me the money down Well, as soon as the ship got beyond the bar Pay me my money down by Barista Uno | Mar 1, 2020 | 0 comments, Pay Me My Money Down is said to have been composed by African-American dock workers and picked up by West Indian sailors and sung as a shanty.