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Song Parodies -> "Goin’ Down, That Fine Boat"

Original Song Title:

"Goin' Down to My Boat"

Original Performer:

Every Mother's Son

Parody Song Title:

"Goin’ Down, That Fine Boat"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

There’s wind on the loch; she’s dippin’ in the water, uh-oh!
The storm is her bane, ’cause she ain’t no otter, uh-uh!
Goin’ down that fine boat. . .wavy,
goin’ down near Whitefish Bay,
goin’ down that fine boat; Navy
can’t find her that fateful day.

The wires are tight; the wind’s tattletaling, uh-oh!
They can’t spy yet the dock and can’t battle bailing!
Goin’ down that fine boat. . .wavy,
goin’ down that fateful day,
goin’ down that fine boat; Navy
ain’t heard a call of “Mayday!”

Fish at play in the bight;
Fitzgerald is listing far to the right.
Doomed are the crew’s and the old cook’s lives;
they got no hope, got no hope.
The Fitzgerald’s ill-fated, that once splendid boat.
How’d it happen to this upended boat?!

So, goin’ down that fine boat; Navy
ain’t heard a call of “Mayday!”
Goin’ down that fine boat; Davy
Jones had more clients that day.



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Patrick - December 10, 2012 - Report this comment
I guess this is part of what I call the "second wave" of Fitz retellings. A nice original tune I haven't heard in years, with a maritime flavor as well. "cause she ain't no otter" explains a lot of how the waves affected the ship. Someone ought to compile these gems somewhere. Looks like Pacholek has one today, and I might also.
Leough - December 10, 2012 - Report this comment
555! The legend lives on!
lifeliver - December 11, 2012 - Report this comment
As Patrick - ingenious use of OS. What IS it about that ship?
Meriadoc - December 11, 2012 - Report this comment
Nice one John, but the title of the OS is Come on Down to My Boat....

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