A-Rollin' Down the River


Lyrics from Shanties from the Seven Seas, by Stan Hugill

Oh, the Arabella set her main tops'l,
The Arabella set her main tops'l,
The Arabella set her main tops'l,
A-rollin' down the river.

A-rollin' down, a-rollin' down,
A-rollin' down the river,
A-rollin' down, a-rollin' down,
Said the bucko mate to the greaser's wife,

Oh, a pumpkin pudden an a bulgine pie,
A pumpkin pudden an' a bulgine pie,
A pumpkin pudden an' a bulgine pie,
Aboard the Arabelle!


Oh, the Arabella set her main gans'l,
The Arabella set her main gans'l,
The Arabella set her main gans'l,
A-rollin' down the river.

A-rollin' down, a-rollin' down,
A-rollin' down the river,
A-rollin' down, a-rollin' down,
Said the bucko mate to the greaser's wife,

Oh, a pumpkin pudden an a bulgine pie,
A pumpkin pudden an' a bulgine pie,
A pumpkin pudden an' a bulgine pie,
Aboard the Arabelle!


Oh, the Arabella set her main royal, etc.

Oh, the Arabella set her main skys'l,

Oh, the Arabella set her main stays'l,


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