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Ballad Of Jon Silver
   ------Real Mckenzies

We were schooner rigged and rakish with a long and lissome hull
And we flew the pretty colors of the crossbones and the skull
Wed a big black Jolly Roger flappin grimly at the fore
And we sailed the Spanish waters in the happy days of yore
So we sailed with booty on the board
Lived a life of whisky and the sword
Plundered them and pretty pranks we played
Laughed at them and then we sailed away
Wed a long brass gun amidships like a well-conducted ship,
We had each a brace of pistols and a cutlass at the hip,
Its a point that tells against us and a fact to be deplored,
But we chased the goodly merchant men and laid their ships aboard
So we sailed with booty on the board
Lived a life of whisky and the sword
Plundered them and pretty pranks we played
Laughed at them and then we sailed away
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Then the dead men fouled the scuppers
And the wounded filled the chains
And the paintwork all was spatter-dashed,
With other peoples brains.
She was boarded she was looted
She was scuttled till she sank
And the pale survivors left us
By the medium of the plank