Frisch Aug, Alle Mann an Deck (Lively There, All Hands on Deck)

DESCRIPTION: German shanty. Sentimental song about a ship facing a storm. Describes efforts to make the ship fast, sounds and images of the storm, thoughts of loved ones, and how hard the sailor's lot is compared to those on shore. Ch: "Holla-hi, holla-he, holla-ho!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Baltzer's _Knurrhahn_)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage shanty ship storm
FOUND IN: Germany
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill, pp. 535-537, "Frisch Aug, Alle Mann an Deck" (2 texts-German & English, 1 tune)
File: Hug535

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