(:redirect quiet=1:) %abc-2.1 X:1 T:The Bonny Ship The Diamond Z:Webmaster C:Trad M:4/4 L:1/4 K:C z3A/2-A/2| A A E ^F| G3/2 ^F/2 E A/2A/2| A A E ^F| w:The- Dia-mond is a ship, my lads, for the Da-vis Strait she's G2 z A/2A/2| A A E ^F| G3/2 F/2 E C| D ED/2-C/2 B,| w:bound And the quay it is all gar-nish-ed with bo-nny las--ses A,2 z A/2A/2| A A E ^F| G3/2 ^F/2- EA/2-A/2| A A E ^F| w:round Cap-tain Thomp-son gives the or-der- to sail the oc-ean wide, A A E ^F| G2 z A/2A/2| A A E ^F| G3/2 F/2 E C| w:Where the sun it ne-ver sets, my lads no dark-ness dims the sky D ED/2-C/2 B,| A,2 A, B,| C2 B, B,| A,2 E ^F| w:So it's cheer up my lads let your hearts ne-ver fail, A2 E/2 ^F3/2| A2 z E/2^F/2| A E G3/2 ^F/2| E A, B, G,| A, A, B, G,| A,2 z2| w:While the bo-nny ship, the Dia-mond, goes a-fish-ing for the whale. % W:1 W:The Diamond is a ship, my lads, for the Davis Strait she's bound, W:And the quay it is all garnished with bonny lasses 'round; W:Captain Thompson gives the order to sail the ocean wide, W:Where the sun it never sets, my lads, W:no darkness dims the sky, W: W:ch W:So it's cheer up my lads, let your hearts never fail, W:While the bonny ship, the Diamond, goes a-fishing for the whale. W: W:2 W:Along the quay at Peterhead, the lasses stand aroon, W:Wi' their shawls all pulled around them and the saut tears runnin' doon; W:Don't you weep, my bonny lass, though you be left behind, W:For the rose will grow on Greenland's ice W:before we change our mind. W: W:3 W:Here's a health to the Resolution, likewise the Eliza Swan, W:Here's a health to the Battler of Montrose W:and the Diamond, ship of fame; W:We wear the trouser o' the white and the jackets o' the blue, W:When we return to Peterhead, W:we'll hae sweethearts anoo, W: W:4 W:It'll be bricht both day and nicht when the Greenland lads come hame, W:Wi' a ship that's fu' of oil, my lads, W:and money to our name; W:We'll make the cradles for to rock and the blankets for to tear, W:And every lass in Peterhead W:sing "Hushabye, my dear" % % % % % % % % %]


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