What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor?

Something for a weekend.  What Shall we Do With a Drunken Sailor? sung by the Irish Rovers.  Anonymous like most sea shanties as to its authorship, it was first heard on American whaler ships circa 1839.

Here is a rendition by the Clancy Brothers:

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  1. Brings back good memories of a family trip down the California coast, listening to Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana, to pass the time.

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