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david@the house of Death 17 Jul 02 - 07:14 AM
greg stephens 17 Jul 02 - 07:30 AM
GUEST,Ed 17 Jul 02 - 07:38 AM
greg stephens 17 Jul 02 - 07:49 AM
GUEST,Ed 17 Jul 02 - 08:02 AM
greg stephens 17 Jul 02 - 08:11 AM
david@the house of Death 17 Jul 02 - 08:11 AM
GUEST,Strollin' Johnny 17 Jul 02 - 08:28 AM
GUEST,Ed 17 Jul 02 - 08:39 AM
david@the house of Death 17 Jul 02 - 04:39 PM
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Ed. 17 Jul 02 - 06:28 PM
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GUEST,Fritz Åke Malmström. 17 Feb 06 - 04:28 PM
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Subject: Spanish ladies
From: david@the house of Death
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 07:14 AM

can any one help me with Chords either Guitar or may Banjo tabs (Tenor) to this old sea shanty. i have the sheet music for piano but i am struggling to fit the chords in to the tune.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: greg stephens
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 07:30 AM

Two queries first.Is it the "Farewell and Adieu"song? And is it in a minor or major key? Tell me that and I'll put the chords down (on the assumption that the tune you have is the oneI know).


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Subject: Chords Add: SPANISH LADIES
From: GUEST,Ed
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 07:38 AM

I play it like this:

Dm                                                     Am
Farewell and adeiu all you fine Spanish ladies
       Dm                                          C
Farewell and adeiu you fine ladies of Spain
      Dm                  C            Dm           Am
For we've received orders to sail for old England
             Dm         C                 F          Am Dm
And we hope in a short time to see you again

Ed


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: greg stephens
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 07:49 AM

Ed your chords are floating about in mid-air(the way its come up on my screen anyway)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: GUEST,Ed
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 08:02 AM

Hmm, looks fine on my screen, but if you prefer:

[Dm]Farewell and adeiu all you fine Spanish [Am]ladies
Fare[Dm]well and adeiu you fine ladies of [C]Spain
For [Dm]we've received [C]orders to [Dm]sail for old [Am]England
And we [Dm]hope in a [C]short time to [F]see you [Am]a[Dm]gain

Ed


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: greg stephens
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 08:11 AM

Thanks Ed.We must have incompatible equipment insome way.The chords didnt line up over the words in the first version. Second lot was fine.Cheers.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: david@the house of Death
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 08:11 AM

Thanks everyone I'll go away and try these chords.

david


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: GUEST,Strollin' Johnny
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 08:28 AM

Never heard it done in a minor key! Doesn't it sound a dirge? Try this (in Gmaj):-

[G]Farewell and a- [Em]-dieu to [C]you Spanish [D]ladies
[D]Fare- [Em}-well and adieu to you [C]ladies of [D]Spain
[D]For [G]we've received orders to [C]sail for Old [D]England
[D]And we [G]hope in a [C]short while to [D]see you a- [G]-gain JB


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: GUEST,Ed
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 08:39 AM

Johnny,

There are a couple of tunes to this. If you look in the DT (Spanish Ladies) you'll find MIDI files for both tunes.

Your chords are for the second tune. Mine are for a variant of the first one (learned from a Walter Pardon recording). We play it much faster than the midi file though.

Ed


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: david@the house of Death
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 04:39 PM

now you all have me confused I'll just keep tryin your diferent options. Thanks David


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: greg stephens
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 04:45 PM

Well, this is folk music for you. My minor tune doesnt go with the minor chords posted, neither does my major one go with the majors!


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: Ed.
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 06:28 PM

David,

Did you listen to the midi files on the DT page I linked to?

Are either of them the tune you are looking to chord?

ED


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: david@the house of Death
Date: 20 Jul 02 - 05:27 AM

Ed sorry for the delay its the 1st midi file that I'm trying to get the chords for

Thanks

Death


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: GUEST,Fritz Åke Malmström.
Date: 17 Feb 06 - 04:28 PM

Hi, can you help me with the song "farewell and adieu to you fair spanish ladies", like quint singing it in the movie "shark"

And get it into guitar tab with chords!


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: Scoville
Date: 17 Feb 06 - 04:43 PM

Which one? The "Spanish Ladies" I know is a fiddle tune that is very similar to "Mo Ghile Mear" (or however you spell that--apologies on the spot to everyone out there that actually knows Gaelic). It's in a totally MAJOR key but I've never heard any words. That doesn't mean it doesn't have any words, it just means that, if it does, I haven't heard them.

I'm not sure I remember the exact chords offhand and I don't have a guitar with me here at work, but I know I learned it in D major and the chords were something to the effect of:

D D G A
D D G A   (repeat)

D D D A
D D G A (repeat)


It ended on a hanging "A" chord instead of going back to D like a proper-well behaved tune. It also had sort of a stiff rhythm, like it was probably a march at one time that got sped up into what passed for a reel.

It might be played in other keys, too. I learned it on Appalachian dulcimer and we learned EVERYTHING in D, and the fiddlers I played with later also played it in D, but I don't know if that's universal or not.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: GUEST,Fritz Åke Malmström.
Date: 17 Feb 06 - 05:24 PM

To: *Scoville!
*Hi, I have the text on the song right here from the movie "Shark"
There Robert Shaw singing before they cast of from the harbour:
Here is the words, but it's sounding low when he sing it so maybe the song in the film are in some major key, C or A!

*Farewell and Adieu to you fair Spanish Ladies.
*Farewell and Adieu you ladies of Spain.
*For we've recieved orders for to Sail back to Boston.
*And so never more shall we see you again.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: stallion
Date: 18 Feb 06 - 05:35 AM

I heard Frank Woerner of the NY Packet shanty group sing "yankee whalerman" which is a us version, I like the chorus which is similiar but has the lines

We'll rant and we'll roar like true yankee whalermen
We'll rant and we'll roar across the salt sea
Until we reach gay head in old Martha's vinyard
then straight up the chanel to new bedford we'll go

We have recorded an english version soon to be released but the words are everywhere on the net you shouldn't have any problems


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: aussiebloke
Date: 18 Feb 06 - 10:10 AM

When there is ranting and roaring to be done in Australia - we do it like Queensland Drovers:

Augathella Station

Cheers all

Aussiebloke


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Subject: Lyr Add: SPANISH LADIES (8 versions)
From: Roberto
Date: 19 Feb 06 - 06:02 AM

Eight recordings (7 + Talcahuano Girls). R

Spanish Ladies
Cadgwith Fishermen – Traditional English Sea Songs & Shanties from the last days of sail, Historic recordings made between 1950-60 by Peter Kennedy, Saydisc CD-SDL 405

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors,
We'll rant and we'll roar across the blue sea
Until we strike soundings in the channel of Old England,
From the Ushant to the Scillies is thirty five leagues

Now the first land we sighted was the land called the Deadman
Rame Head – Start Point – Isle of Wight on her lee.
Then lower your main topsails and furl up your spankers,
From the Ushant to the Scillies is thirty five leagues

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors,
We'll rant and we'll roar across the blue sea
Until we strike soundings in the channel of Old England,
From the Ushant to the Scillies is thirty five leagues



Up the Channel (Spanish Ladies)
Johnny Doughty, 1976, in We've received orders to sail, Jackie Tar at sea & on shore, The Voice of the People, Vol. 12, Topic TSCD662 (originally in Topic 12TS324, as Spanish Ladies)

Farewell and adieu all ye Spanish ladies
Farewell and adieu all ye daughters of Spain
'Cause we've just received orders to sail for Old England
But shortly we hope to return back again

And we'll rant and we'll roar like a true British sailor
We'll rant and we'll roar across the salt sea
Until we strike soundings in the Channel of Old England
'Cause from Ushant from Scilly is thirty-five league

Now the first point we made was the Eddystone lightouse
Next Ramshead off Plymouth, Start, Portland and Wight
And then we sailed then by Beachy, by Fairlight and Dungeness
And we bore straightaway for the South Foreland light

Now, we hove our ship to with the wind at sou'west, my boys
We hove our ship to for to make soundings clear
And then we brailed the main topsail and we bore right away, my boys
Then right up the Channel our course we did steer



Spanish Ladies
Walter Pardon, When the wind blows, an anthology of traditional folk music from Coastal England, Veteran 2001 (registrazione del 1982)

Farewell and adieu, oh you fine Spanish ladies
Farewell and adieu, you fine ladies of Spain
We've received orders to sail for old England
And we hope in a short time to see you again

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar the rest of our lives
We'll drink and be merry and drown melancholy
And here's a good health to all sweethearts and wives

We hove our ship to with the wind at sou'-west, boys
We hove our ship to, to strike soundings clear
We let go our topsails and bore right away, boys
And straight up the Channel our coast we did steer

The signal was made for the Grand Fleet to anchor
We furled our topsails, stuck out tacks and sheets
We stood by our stoppers, we brailed in our spankers
And anchored ahead of the noblest of fleets

Then let every man drink up his full bumper
Then let every man take drink up his full glass
We will be jolly and drown melancholy
And drink a good health to each true-hearted lass



Spanish Ladies
Dr Faustus, Wager, Fellside FECD189, 2005.

Farewell and adieu, you fine Spanish ladies
Farewell and adieu, you ladies of Spain
For we've received orders to sail for old England
And I hope in a short while we'll see you again

We hove our ship to with the wind at south-west, boys
Hove our ship to, to strike soundings clear
We let go our topsail and bore right away, boys
Straight up the Channel our course we did steer

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar the rest of our lives
We'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy
Here's a health to old England, our sweethearts and wives

The first land we made was called the Deadman
Ramshead off Plymouth, off Portsmouth, the Wight
We sailed by Beachy, by Fairlight and Dover
Then bore away for the South Foreland Light

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar the rest of our lives
We'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy
Here's a health to old England, our sweethearts and wives

The signal was made for the Grand Fleet to anchor
All on the Downs that night for to lie
We'll let go cat stoppers, so clear the shank painters
Haul in clew garnets, let sheets and tacks fly

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar the rest of our lives
We'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy
Here's a health to old England, our sweethearts and wives

Then let every man drink up his full bumper
Let every man drink up his full glass
We will be jolly and drown melancholy
And drink a good health to each sweetheart and lass

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar the rest of our lives
We'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy
Here's a health to old England, our sweethearts and wives



Spanish Ladies
Jerry Bryant and Starboard Mess, Roast Beef of Old England, Traditional Songs from Jack Aubrey's Navy, Essay2 CD5001, 2000

Farewell and adieu to you Spanish ladies
Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain!
For we've received orders to sail for Old England
We hope in a short time to see youse again

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas
Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
From Ushant to Scilly 'tis thirty five leagues

We hove our ship to with the wind from south west, boys
We hove our ship to for to strike soundings clear
It's forty-five fathoms with a white sandy bottom
We squared our main yard and up Channel did steer

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas
Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
From Ushant to Scilly 'tis thirty five leagues

Now the first land we sighted it is called the Deadman
Next Ramshead off Plymouth, Start, Portland and Wight
We sailed on by Beachy, by Fairlight and Dungeness
And we hove our ship to off the South Foreland light

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas
Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
From Ushant to Scilly 'tis thirty five leagues

Then the signal was given for the Grand Fleet to anchor
And all in the Downs that night for to lie
let go your shank painter, likewise your cat stopper
haul up your clew garnets, let tacks and sheets fly

Now let every man drink off his full bumper
And let every man toss off his full glass
We'll sing and be jolly and drown melancholy
And here's to the health of each true-hearted lass!

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas
Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
From Ushant to Scilly 'tis thirty five leagues



Spanish Ladies
Hughie Jones, Seascape, Fellside FECD147, 1999

Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies
Farewell and adieu you ladies of Spain
We've received orders to sail for Old England
And hope someday shortly to see you again

We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
We'll rant and we'll roar across the salt sea
Until we strike soundings in the Channel of Old England
From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-four leagues

We hove our ship to with the wind at the sou'-west
We hove our ship to, to take soundings clear
In fifty-five fathoms on a fine sandy bottom
We clewed the main tops'ls, up Channel did steer

Now, the first land we made was a point called the Deadman   
Next Ramshead past Plymouth, Start, Portland and Wight
We sailed then by Fairlee, by Beachie and Dungeyness
Then boldly cracked on for the South Foreland Light

Now the signal was made for the Grand Fleet to anchor
We clewed up our tops'ls stuck out tacks and sheets
We stood by our stoppers and brailed in our spankers
Then we anchored ahead of the noblest of fleets

Let every man here come and drink a full bumper
Let every man here come drink a full bowl
And let us be jolly and drown melancholy   
And we'll drink to the health of each true hearted soul



Spanish Ladies
Paul Clayton, Whaling & Sailing Songs, Tradition TCD 1064 (original LP release: Whaling & Sailing Songs from the days of Moby Dick, Tradition Records TLP 1005, 1956)

Farewell and adieu to you Spanish ladies
Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain
Our captain's commanded we sailed for New England
But we hope in a short time to see you again

We'll rant and we'll roar like New Bedford whalers
We'll rant and we'll roar on deck and below
Until we sight the New Bedford Light
Then straight down the Channel to anchor we'll go

We hove our ship to with the wind from the sou'west
We hove our ship to for to strike soundings clear
Then we filled our main topsail and bore right away, boys
And right up the Channel our course we did steer

Now let every man toss up a full bumper
And let every man toss up a full glass
And we'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy
Saying – Here's a good health to each true-hearted lass



Talcahuano Girls
A. L. Lloyd, Leviathan! Ballads & Songs of the Whaling Trade – Topic, TSCD497 (Original LP: 12T174, 1967)

Oh I've been a sea-cook, and I've been a clipperman
I can sing, I can dance, I can walk the jib-boom
I can handle a harpoon and cut a fine figure
Whenever I get in a boat's standing room

And we'll rant and we'll roar like true-born young whalermen
We'll rant and we'll roar on deck or below
Until we see bottom inside the two sinkers
And straight up the Channel to Huasca we'll go

I was in Talcahuano last year in a whaler
I bought some gold brooches for the girls in the Bay
I bought me a pipe and they called it a meerscum
And it melted like butter on a hot shiny day

I went to a dance one night in old Tumbez
There was plenty of girls there as fine as you'd wish
There was one pretty maiden a-chewing tobacco
Just like a young kitten a-chewing fresh fish

Here's a health to the girls of old Talcahuano
A health to the maidens of far-off Maui
And let you be merry, don't be melancholy
I can't marry youse all, or in chokey I'd be


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish ladies
From: GUEST,hootaninny
Date: 26 Aug 10 - 05:00 AM

I too was confused by the minor chords... my dad always used to sing the version in a major key, so thanks Johnny for posting that up. Now i can play/sing it to HIM :D


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Spanish Ladies
From: Angrybean
Date: 07 Feb 11 - 03:06 PM

Hi,

here's my version off the Sharpes Rifles series.

Ladies of Spain

Thanks

Ang


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