Category: Sea and Sailors Song

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Dodecanese Karpathos, Olympos Sea and Sailors Song, Lament
A Sailor-Lads A-Dying
I heard the shouting and the cries, they filled the Cyprus straits. I thought they must be slaughtering bulls or taming some...
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Dodecanese Kalymnos Couplets Work Song, Sea and Sailors Song
Aganda Yialessa
Αγάντα γιαλέσα
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Central Greece Euboea, Gymno Easter Song, Sea and Sailors Song | Ritual Song
All Attend at Church (Easter Dance)
Όλοι πάνε στην εκκλησά All attend –for sake of Christ– all attend at church to exclaim that ‘Christ is Risen!’ and to hear the Word. As for me, th...
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Dodecanese Sea and Sailors Song
Couplets About the Sea
The sea is humble and resigned, the wind disturbs its calm, a mother bears and rears her child, a stranger will embrace it. ...
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Eastern Aegean Chios Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Love Song
Dear Mother, I Am Awfully Tired
Dear mother, I am awfully tired of gazing out to sea, to sea, of gazing out to sea, to sea of asking the postman if I’ve go...
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Dodecanese Kalymnos Work Song | Sea and Sailors Song
Dirlanda
Ντιρλαντά
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Dodecanese Kalymnos Work Song, Sea and Sailors Song
Exile Is the Greatest Hardship
Exile is the greatest hardship, the parting so upsetting but oh, that greeting  “Welcome home”, oh that Maroúli,1 is bliss. ...
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Asia Minor Erythrae, Kato Panagia Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Love Song
Fishermen, Have You Any Fish
– Hey fishermen, have you any fish, any fish or squid or lobsters? – We’ve got sardines all golden, as golden as the maid ...
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Dodecanese Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Lampoon
I Sold My Boat
In Saloniki I sold my boat but when I got home to Chios, I didn’t have a groat. Heave ho once, man the sails Heave ho twic...
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Eastern Aegean Chios Sea and Sailors Song
I Want to Sail Away
I would sail away I would, eri pali in Attaleia’s waters yea, eri pali, with the vessels from Psara, who have sailors true...
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Propontis Sea and Sailors Song
I Want to Savour All the Months
I want to savour all the months, I want to know them all, but oh , not March, I can’t abide the dreadful month of March. Th...
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Eastern Thrace & Roumelia Sea and Sailors Song
I Went Aboard a Boat
I went aboard a boat but newly built, aboard a boat but newly built, and landed at St George. I sought the seaman, strong a...
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Cyclades Sea and Sailors Song
I Went Aboard a Boat
Σε καινούργια βάρκα μπήκα I went aboard a boat but newly built, aboard a boat but newly built, and landed at Michalitsi. I sought the seaman, strong ...
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Propontis Sea and Sailors Song
I Wish for All the Months in Turn
I wish for all the months in turn, await them all with longing, but not, o not, the month of March when folks embark on trav...
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Macedonia Chalkidiki, Ierissos Sea and Sailors Song, Immigration Song
I Wish to Climb a Mountain Height
I wish to climb, I wish to climb, to climb a mountain height Roidou, sweet Roidou, dear, to breast a marble height. Oh, gat...
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Thessaly Magnesia, Trikeri Sea and Sailors Song, Lampoon
Kaklamaniko
The dance is danced by Kaklamans, a pumpkin serves as drum1. In Trikeri’s old neighbourhood the Kaklamans were dancing. The...
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Eastern Aegean Chios Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Love Song
Little Ship, Where Are You Going
Little ship, where are you going shore to shore, come out so I can see you You’ve cast a spell on me and I am mad about you...
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Dodecanese Kalymnos Couplets Work Song, Sea and Sailors Song
Marouli (Exile Is the Greatest Hardship)
Το Μαρούλι True, exile is the greatest hardship, the parting so upsetting, but oh, that greeting 'Welcome home', oh that, Marouli, is b...
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Peloponnese Sea and Sailors Song
Off Tsirigo
Ανάμεσα Τσιρίγο Between Tsirigo and Cape Maleas, Virgin Mother, a ship is fighting for its life with all its cargo, too. Wave-buffeted and ...
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Dodecanese Nisyros Sea and Sailors Song
Oh Yes, Indeed Did Boreas
Oh yes, indeed did Boreas, Master North Wind, truly wish, Master North Wind, truly wish indeed to blow with gale force stren...

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