Category: Sea and Sailors Song

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Thessaly Magnesia, Trikeri Sea and Sailors Song, Lampoon
Our Fishing-Boat a Battered Hulk
Our fishing-boat a battered hulk, we cobbled it together, we patched it up a thousand times, it stayed a ragged sight. Our ...
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Central Greece Euboea Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Lampoon
Our Tráta All Tattered
Η τράτα μας η κουρελού Our battered old boat and its tattered old nets patched over and over and yet always torn. Our old boat needs sails, Our ...
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Propontis Marmara Work Song, Sea and Sailors Song
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Song of fishermen Our boat is rigged, élessa-yialéssa, and goes to cast nets, elessa-yialessa. Élli, yiamóli, yiássa, íssa, hó! Vré háide, v...
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Dodecanese Karpathos, Olympos Fable Song (Ballad), Sea and Sailors Song
Shes a Girl From Amorgos
She’s a girl from Amorgos, ribbon, o my ribbon! she wants to go out to sea, braided, ribbon mine! But how? She cannot go to...
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Central Greece Euboea, Kymi Couplets Sea and Sailors Song
Should You See a Vessel Pass
An’ should you see a vessel pass, passing the cape of Ochtoniá oh take your little kerchief out and wave in signal to me. S...
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Pontus Fable Song (Ballad), Sea and Sailors Song
Somewhere in the Aegean Sea
Somewhere in the Aegean Sea, oh, my heart, my heart, so distant, so far away, my heart is fit to burst. A vessel richly fit...
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Sporades Skiathos Sea and Sailors Song
The Great North Wind Blew
The Great North Wind blew throughout the land and all those, kalé, all those ships that heard him made it safely into shore...
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Dodecanese Leros Couplets Sea and Sailors Song
The Sea Has Made Me Old
The sea has made me old, yet I revel in her sight. I weep and find no peace, as I lie remembering her at night. The Aegean,...
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Sporades Skyros Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Love Song
The Sea Pounds Me
Η θάλασσα με δέρνει The sea pounds me, the sea pounds me, the waves lash me. And a great fish… And a great fish is feasting on me. Alas, curl...
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Pontus Inepolis Sea and Sailors Song, Immigration Song
The Ship Is My House
The ship is my house, the sea my courtyard and the waves of the north wind, are my comfort. A little stranger is dying at t...
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Macedonia Chalkidiki, Ierissos Sea and Sailors Song
The Words Gone Round
The word’s gone round: the lads from Crete, the lads who hail from Crete, those brave and comely Cretan lads, have now cast ...
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Cyprus Sea and Sailors Song
There Were Three Monks
There were three monks and hailed from Crete and three from Ághion Óros1, and they prepared a bark for sea; while chanting ...
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Central Greece Fthiotida, Ypati Sea and Sailors Song, Historical Song
Three Cretan Monks
Three Cretan monks and three from Mount Athos prepared a ship to sail, prepared a ship to sail. They prepared a ship to sai...
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Eastern Aegean Chios, Mesta Sea and Sailors Song
Three monks from Crete
Three monks from Crete, three monks from Crete And three from Mount Athos, te-teriri-riririrem1 they fitted out a sailing-s...
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Peloponnese Sea and Sailors Song
Three Slender Girls
Three slender girls, three slender girls set out together, they were all three, my friend, all three were dark-eyed girls. ...
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Asia Minor Erythrae, Çeşme Work Song, Sea and Sailors Song
Yio Mario
Net casting a-plenty, rigging and rigging again And Nikolis was shouting: ‘One more rope’. The knot of the net is off to se...
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Asia Minor Erythrae, Çeşme Work Song, Sea and Sailors Song
Yio Mario
Praise be to God, we’ve fish a-plenty, we’ re readying the nets again, and Nikolis would shout at us, let’s have another rop...
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Cyclades Couplets Sea and Sailors Song
You Quench Your Thirst... O Sea
You quench your thirst from every source, o sea, from every river, and spare us not a single one of our most manly menfolk. ...
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Cyclades Couplets Sea and Sailors Song
You Quench Your Thirst... O Sea
Θάλασσα απ' όλα τα νερά You quench your thirst from every source, o sea, from every river, and spare us not a single one of our most manly menfolk. ...
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Cyclades Couplets Sea and Sailors Song
You Quench Your Thirst... O Sea
You quench your thirst from every source, o sea, from every river, and spare us not a single one of our most manly menfolk. ...

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