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Rolling down to old Maui

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T:Rolling down to old Maui
C:trad.
K:Em
M:4/4
L:1/4
P:verse
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w:1.~It's a damn tough life full of toil and strife we_ wha-ler-men un-der-go.
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w:And we don't give a damn when the gale is done how_ hard the winds_ did blow.
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w:For we're home-ward bound from the Arc-tic ground with a good ship, taut_ and free
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w:And we don't give a damn when we drink our rum with the girls of Old_ Ma-ui.
P:chorus
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w:Rol-ling down to Old_ Ma-ui, me boys, rol-ling down to Old_ Ma-ui
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w:We're home-ward bound from the Arc-tic ground, rol-ling down to Old_ Ma-ui.
W:
W:2. Once more we sail with a northerly gale through the ice and wind and rain.
W:Them native maids, them tropical glades, we soon shall see again.
W:Six hellish months have passed away on the cold Kamchatka Sea,
W:But now we're bound from the Arctic ground rolling down to Old Maui.
W: (chorus)
W:3. Once more we sail with a northerly gale towards our island home.
W:Our mainmast sprung, our whaling done, and we ain't go far to roam.
W:Our stuns'l bones is carried away what care we for that sound?
W:A living gale is after us, thank God we're homeward bound.
W: (chorus)
W:4. How soft the breeze through the island trees, now the ice is far astern.
W:Them native maids, them tropical glades is a-waiting our return.
W:Even now their big brown eyes look out hoping some fine day to see
W:Our baggy sails runnin' 'fore the gales rolling down to old Maui.
W: (chorus)
W:5. And now we're anchored in the bay with the Kanakas all around
W:With chants and soft aloha oes they greet us homeward bound.
W:And now ashore we'll have good fun we'll paint them beaches red
W:Awaking in the arms of a wahine with a big fat aching head.
W: (chorus) %%

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