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HIGH BARBAREE - (by Bounding Main)  Year: 2007
Bounding Main Rollicking sea battle between a frigate and a pirate ship - includes excellent vocal harmonies with battle and sea sounds, A Capella, Folk, Pirate Songs
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Pirate Songs
260841 3:06 Medium 118   


Track Summary
Music Track Title: High Barbaree
Catalog ID: 260841  ISRC: US5UL0710030
Description: Rollicking sea battle between a frigate and a pirate ship - includes excellent vocal harmonies with battle and sea sounds

Social Media Link: http://www.audiosparx.com/sa/archive/Folk/Sea-Shanties-Pirate-Songs/High-Barbaree/260841

Artist or Group: Bounding Main

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Keywords: Pirate, Adventure, Battle, Sea Shanty, Nautical Ballad

Music Genre > Sub-genre
    Folk Music
       Sea Shanties | Pirate songs
Extended Properties
  Duration: 3:06   Tempo: Medium   BPM: 118
   Arrangement: Band / Ensemble
   Instruments: Vocals, Choir
   Vocal Mix: A Capella
   Language: English
Album: Lost at Sea
Moods: Aggressive, Animated, Buoyant, Fun, Heated, Thrilling

Styles: Documentary, Early Music, Film Vocal, History, Pirates, TV Vocal

Regions: Tunisia

Lyrical Topics: Ocean, Water, Danger, Sea / Ships, Singing

Lyrics
There was a gallant lofty ship, A-sailing on the sea,
(Resp): Blow high ! Blow low ! and so sailed we.
And her Captain he was searching for a pirate enemy,
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

Look ahead, look astern, look the weather and the lee,
(Resp): Blow high ! Blow low ! and so sailed we.
I see a wreck to windward and a lofty ship to lee,
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

"O hail her! O hail her!" our gallant cap'n cried,
(Resp): Blow High! Blow low! And so sailed we.
"Are you a man-o'-war or a privateer?" cried he.
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

"Oh, no I'm not a man-o'-war, nor privateer," cried he,
(Resp): Blow High! Blow low! And so sailed we.
"But I'm a salt sea pirate, all a-lookin' for me fee!"
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

For broadside, for broadside, a long time we lay;
(Resp): Blow high ! Blow low ! and so sailed we.
Until at last the frigate shot the pirate's mast away.
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

For quarters ! For quarters ! the saucy pirates cried.
(Resp): Blow high ! Blow low ! and so sailed we.
The quarters that we showed them was to sink them in the tide.
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

But O ! It was a cruel sight, and grieved us full sore,
(Resp): Blow high ! Blow low ! and so sailed we.
To see them all a-drowning as they tried to swim to shore.
(Resp): A-sailing down along the coasts of High Barbaree.

With cutlass, and with gun, O we fought them hours three;
(Resp): Blow high ! Blow low ! and so sailed we.
The ship it was their coffin, and their grave it was the sea.
(Resp): A-sailing down all on the coasts of High Barbaree.
(Resp): A-sailing down all on the coasts of High--- Barbaree.
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