Lyrics "Spanish Ladies" is the story of British navy men sailing north from Spain and along the English Channel. "Spanish Ladies" is a traditional British naval song, describing a voyage from Spain to the Downs from the viewpoint of ratings of the Royal Navy. Chorus ***** SPANISH LADIES (The Yankee Version - Adapted by Roger Chartier) Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain For we've received orders to sail to New Bedford And perhaps we shall never more see you again.    (variously 34, 35 and 45 leagues) We hove our ship to with the wind from sou'west, boys We hove our ship to, deep soundings to take; 'Twas forty-five fathoms, with a white … We'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy    (Or: We'll range and we'll roam all on the salt seas)    (Or: We'll range and we'll roam all on the salt seas) The first land we sighted was calléd the Dodman And we may never see you fair ladies again Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish Ladies, Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain; For we've received orders for to sail for old England, But we hope in a short time to see you again. I've also corrected a little bit of the lyrics. Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies, Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain, For we've received orders for to sail for old England, And we may never see you fair ladies again. For we've received orders for to sail for old England You yell barracuda, everybody says, "Huh? Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England; We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors, We'll rant and we'll rave across the salt seas, Until we strike soundings in the Channel of England, Lyrics: [Em] Farewell and adieu unto [G] you Spanish [D] ladies, [Em] Farewell and adieu to you [G] ladies of [D] Spain; [Em] For it’s we’ve received [D] orders for to [C] sail for old [Em] England, [Em] But we hope very [D] soon we shall [C] see you [Em] again.    (variously 34, 35 and 45 leagues) We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas We hove our ship to, deep soundings to take “Spanish Ladies” is the story of British navy men sailing north from Spain and along the English Channel. Farewell and adieu, to ye fair Spanish Ladies, Farewell and adieu, ye ladies of Spain; For we've received orders to sail for ol' England, But we hope that it's short-lived, to see you again. Lyrics from Iron Men & Wooden Ships, by Frank Shay: Farewell and adieu to you, my fair Spanish ladies, Farewell and adieu to you, you ladies of Spain, For we've received orders for to sail to old England; But we hope very soon we shall see you again. [Chorus] Farewell and adieu to you Spanish ladies Farewell and adieu to you ladies Then we hove our ship to the wind at sou'-west, my boys, We hove our ship to our soundings for to see; So we rounded and sounded, and got forty-five fathoms,    (Or: We'll range and we'll roam all on the salt seas) Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England; 'Twas forty-five fathoms, with a white sandy bottom, The first land we sighted was calléd the Dodman, And then we bore up for the South Foreland light, (Or: Until we brought to by the South Foreland light), Let go your shank painter, let go your cat stopper, Now let ev'ry man drink off his full bumper, Spanish Ladies by Charlotte Cumberbirch (Ft. David Gossage, Nelson Carter, Richard Irwin & Sean Dagher). Until we strike soundings in the channel of old What?" We will rant and we'll roar like true British sailors And all in the Downs that night for to lie; [Chorus] Midi File, Lyrics and Information to Spanish Ladies. Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England; [Verse 5] Haul up your clewgarnets, let tacks and sheets fly! Farewell and adieu to you, fair Spanish ladies. Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain For we've received orders for to sail for old England And we may never see you fair ladies again Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England And so never more shall we see you again. We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas Farewell and adieu, you ladies of Spain For we’ve received orders for to sail back to Boston. Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish Ladies, Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain; For we've received orders for to sail for ol' England, But we hope in a short while to see you again. Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues    (or: And we may never see you fair ladies again) We hove our ship to, with the wind from sou'west, boys The crew are unable to determine their latitude by sighting as the distance between Ushant to the south and the Scillies to the north is wide. Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain Cause we've received orders for to sail for old England, But we hope in a short time to see you again. Farewell and Adieu (To tune of old sea chantey: Gay Spanish Ladies) Farewell and adieu to you, ethics and scruples Farewell and adieu to those high moral stands For we've found that our greed can transcend any need And we'll sell our own mothers for cash in our hands. We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain Cause we've received orders for to sail for old England, But we hope in a short time to see you again. We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors, We'll rant and we'll rave across the salt seas, Until we strike soundings in the Channel of England, Now let ev'ry man drink off his full bumper    (Or: Until we brought to by the South Foreland light) We hove our ship to with the wind from sou'west, boys Instead, they locate themselves by the depth and the sandy bottom they have sounded. Notable variations are shown in brackets after each line. [Chorus] 2. Farewell an’ adieu to you fair Spanish ladies, Farewell an’ adieu to you ladies of Spain, For we’ve received orders for to sail for old England, An’ hope very shortly to see you again. [Verse 1] Traditional – Lyrics from Shanties from the Seven Seas, by Stan Hugill.    (variously 34, 35 and 45 leagues) Next Rame Head off Plymouth, Start, Portland and Wight; Spanish Ladies Lyrics: Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies / Farewell and adieu to you, to you ladies of Spain; / For we've received orders for to sail for old England / But we hope very soon we We will rant and we'll roar like true British sailors, We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt sea. The Longest Johns performing their adaptation of Spanish Ladies. Let go your shank painter, let go your cat stopper And so nevermore shall we see you again” Voice Over Tips, Tricks And Articles. Farewell and adieu to you Spanish ladies, Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain, For we've received orders for to sail for old England, And we may never see you fair ladies again. We'll drink and be jolly and drown melancholy Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish Ladies, We will rant and we'll roar like true British sailors. And let every man drink off his full glass 'Twas forty-five fathoms, with a white sandy bottom 'Tis forty-five fathoms with a white sandy bottom From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues. [Chorus]    (Or: We hove our ship to, for to make soundings clear) cho: We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors, We'll rant and we'll roar across the salt seas; We will rant and we'll roar like true British sailors Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (Game Soundtrack - Sea Shanty Edition), Vol. Spanish Ladies is a traditional English naval song, describing a voyage from Spain to the Downs from the viewpoint of ratings of the British Royal Navy. [Chorus] We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt seas We sailed by Beachy, by Fairlight and Dover Download Midi File Lesley Nelson-Burns: Information: Lyrics: This is also known as Farewell and Adieu to You.According to Stan Hugill it was a capstan shanty (a shanty sung as the capstan was turned to raise the anchor), sung as ships were homeward bound. Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish Ladies Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain; For we've received orders for to sail for old England (or: For we're under orders for to sail for old England) Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England; Sea Shanties (Songs for Seafarers, Sea Songs) Testo della canzone: Spanish Ladies: Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies, / Farewell and adieu to you,... Deutsch English Español Français Hungarian Italiano Nederlands Polski Português (Brasil) Română Svenska Türkçe Ελληνικά Български Русский Српски العربية 日本語 한국어 And here's to the health of each true-hearted lass! And let ev'ry man drink off his full glass; (or: bowl) And so nevermore shall we see you again” You yell shark, we've got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July." [Verse 1] [Verse 2] Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain Cause we've received orders for to sail for old England, But we hope in a short time to see you again. Farewell and adieu to you, fair Spanish ladies. We will rant and we'll roar like true British sailors, Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England;    (variously 34, 35 and 45 leagues)    (Or: We'll range and we'll roam all on the salt seas) [Verse 2] Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish Ladies Spanish Ladies Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies, Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain; For we have received orders to sail to old England, But we hope in a short time to see you again. Farewell and adieu, to ye fair Spanish Ladies, Farewell and adieu, ye ladies of Spain; For we've received orders to sail for ol' England, But we hope that it's short-lived, to see you again. Quint singing: "Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies / Farewell and adieu you ladies of Spain.    (Or: We'll range and we'll roam all on the salt seas) Chorus We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors, We'll rant and we'll roar all on the salt sea.    (or: For we're under orders for to sail for old England) ‘Scilly’ is pronounced exactly like “silly”. / For we received orders for to sail back to Boston / And soon never more will we see you again." Farewell and adieu, you ladies of Spain For we’ve received orders for to sail back to Boston. 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