The Longest Johns

Wellerman

The Longest Johns

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Wellerman

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Primeira Parte

Verse 1:

Am There once was a ship that put to sea Dm Am And the name of the ship was the Billy of Tea Am The winds blew hard, her bow dipped down E Am O blow, my bully boys, blow
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F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done E Am We'll take our leave and go
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Verse 2:

Am She had not been two weeks from shore Dm Am When down on her a right whale bore Am The captain called all hands and swore E Am He'd take that whale in tow
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F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done E Am We'll take our leave and go
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Verse 3:

Am Before the boat had hit the water Dm Am The whale's tail came up and caught her Am All hands to the side, harpooned and fought her E Am When she dived down below
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F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done E Am We'll take our leave and go
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Verse 4:

Am No line was cut, no whale was freed Dm Am The Captain's mind was not of greed Am But he belonged to the whaleman's creed E Am She took the ship in tow
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F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done E Am We'll take our leave and go
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Verse 5:

Am For forty days, or even more Dm Am The line went slack, then tight once more Am All boats were lost (there were only four) E Am But still that whale did go
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F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done E Am We'll take our leave and go
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Verse 6:

Am As far as I've heard, the fight's still on Dm Am The line's not cut and the whale's not gone Am The Wellerman makes his regular call Dm Am To encourage the Captain, crew, and all
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F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done E Am We'll take our leave and go F C Soon may the Wellerman come Dm Am To bring us sugar and tea and rum F C One day, when the tonguin' is done Dm Am We'll take our leave and go
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