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Old Oct 01, 2012, 11:08 PM
Dragons, Windmills. All Same.
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Funny.
Not too far removed from myself.
Real in my profile pic and self perceived in attached pic, at times.

"I am what I am and that's all that I am"
Author; Some sort Sailor type Man.
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 03:48 AM
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ADAGIO (slow dancin'man)

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and don't forget the Stan Freberg version...manic.
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 05:26 AM
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Bound for South Australia, Bound for Botany bay

Not a bad version at all of this sea shanty, and as South Aus. is my home state this is always a good way to remember home. SA was the only state to only receive free settlers, No Convicts

South Australia (3 min 17 sec)


And a John Williamson with another version

Bound For South Australia, John Williamson (2 min 35 sec)


This is about the east coast Rabble

Botany Bay, John Williamson Live (3 min 4 sec)


Got another one for another post

Cheers
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 05:39 AM
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I'm on a boat, RAN style

I'll remove it if asked.

Got a fair amount of profanity

These guys responded to a US navy version of the same song.

hilarious I reckon

Actually I wont even give the opportunity to be pinged

Youtube: I'm on a boat - Australian Navy Style

Cheers
Nick
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 11:16 AM
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Another classic

Grand Funk Railroad - I'm Your Captain (10 min 3 sec)
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 11:25 AM
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Botany Bay - makes me think of Kahn!

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/SS_Botany_Bay

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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:51 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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I saw them live in the 70's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brdqJ29PQac
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 05:49 AM
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Crikey this thread makes my ears bleed!

This is what I listen to whilst boat building..

Andre Rieu & Berlin Comedian Harmonists - Veronika der Lenz ist da 2009 (2 min 39 sec)
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:31 PM
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this song is one of my favorites: I first heard it on the Communique album. the other funky version is- well- Funky.
Dire Straits - Single Handed Sailor + lyrics (4 min 43 sec)

Dire Straits - Single Handed Sailor live at Boston 1980 (FUNKY VERSION) (5 min 54 sec)

and a live version
Dire Straits - Single handed sailor [Rockpalast -79] (5 min 18 sec)
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:51 PM
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Pearl Jam does a cover version of Sittin on the Dock of the Bay.

Pearl Jam - Dock of the Bay (Murfreesboro '94) (4 min 9 sec)


Sailing by Christopher Cross

Sailing by Christopher Cross in 1980 (4 min 4 sec)


Another Christopher Cross song, which is awesome with Michael Mcdonald.
Sailboats cannot sail without wind.

Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind (4 min 30 sec)
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Old Nov 07, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 04:05 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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Patti Page - Red Sails In The Sunset (3 min 9 sec)
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 04:25 PM
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Otis Redding - ( Sittin' On ) The Dock Of The Bay (2 min 39 sec)
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Old Jan 06, 2013, 06:14 AM
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surprised no Newfie sea songs yet.

Louise Morrissey, The Cliffs Of Baccalieu (3 min 46 sec)


Then theres the Newfie tradition of "kitchen " parties where they just get together in a kitchen and sing and play.

Newfie - Mainland Kitchen Band - Heave Away (3 min 58 sec)


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Old Jan 06, 2013, 07:18 AM
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Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay

I noticed that Michael Bolton's rendition didn't make the cut on this thread.
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