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The Lifeboat Man (David Diamond) Our anchor's weighed and the sails we've set And the ship just sunk and we're getting wet - to The Lifeboat, Everybody run to the lifeboat Row ashore in the lifeboat, Oh! We want the lifeboat man. Captain's in the wardroom, drinking gin, I knocked on the door and I said "Let's swim" - to (Chorus) Cookie's in the galley, making grub, He puffed out his cheeks, said "Glub, glub, glub" - to (Chorus) The lifeboat man, he calls "Ahoy! "I've saved the handsome cabin boy." - to (Chorus) Jump in the boat and pull on the oar, Or else you'll go to sea no more - in (Chorus) We said farewell to you ladies of Spain, Surprise, surprise, we're back again - in I've got a girl in Valipo So round the Horn I've got to row - in (Chorus) I got to her house and I knocked on the door, A man came out, he was six foot four - to (Chorus) I thought I heard the captain shout "One more verse and I'll throw you out of the (Chorus) DD OCT98
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