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Haul on the bowline, the bonnie ships a rolling....


Songs and tunes from the
American Colonial Era

Songs of River's, Canals and the Sea

A Roving
All For Me Grog
Blow the Man Down
Blow Ye Winds in the Morning
Brazos River
Call Me the Whale
Cape Cod Girls
Drunken Sailor
Erin's Green Shores
Fiddlers Green
Greenland Whale Fisheries
Haul Away Joe
Haul On the Bowline
Healing River
Holy Ground
Home Boys Home
Hudson River Rolling On
I Know an Old Canawler
Irish Rover
Jamaica Farewell
Johnny Todd
Leave Her Johnny
Leaving of Liverpool

Battle of New Orleans
Burning of Kingston
Cornwallis Country Dance
Darby Ram
Dear Molly
Felix the Soldier
Four Mary's
Free America
General Wolfe
Girl I left behind Me
God Speed the Plow
Good Old Colony Days
IrishMan's Epistle
King's Own Regulars
Murder of Hamilton
Over the Hills
Piper's Refrain
Revolutionary Tea
Shule Aroon
St. Brendan's Fair Isle
The Tea Tax
When First I Came Unto this Land
White Cockade
Yankee Doodle
Young Ladies in Town

Michael Row the Boat Ashore
My Homes Across the Hudson Valley
Nautical Wheelers
Nova Scotia Farewell
Rio Grande
River That Flows both Ways
Roll the Old Chariot Rolling Home
Sail Clearwater Sail
Sailing Down My Dirty Stream
Sailing Sailing
Shoals of Herring
Sloop John B
Song of Eventide
South Australia
Wade in the Water

Autumn burned in the Ulster Hills before the British came
Elms and maples smoldered there, oaks were yellow flames
Fields were empty, barns were full wrapped in October haze
As British ships sailed through the mist, all in the golden days

-William Gelkle