A traditional shanty dating to the late 18th century, and one of the earliest of its kind. This song reportedly influenced a number of others. Captain John Robinson dates the earliest version of the song in its current form to Canada in , under the title "Galloping Randy Dandy O. This song is one of the Longest Johns most common performances, with over a dozen video appearances, and it appears as the eighth track on the album Written in Salt. The popular version of the song sung today by The Longest Johns and others was first recorded by The Young Tradition on their album Chicken on a Raft in Rollicking is a stand-in word, sometimes replaced with 'galloping', but both take the place of bollocking, extremely informal slang meaning a 'dressing down' or a 'telling off.
Songs of American Sailormen. They also sang it at their concert at Oberlin College, Ohio, on 17 November , of which a recording was released in on their Fledg'ling CD Oberlin The original album's sleeve notes commented:. This is given in Hugill's Shanties from the Seven Seas as a capstan shanty. Tim Laycock noted:. I learnt it from the Young Tradition. Chorus repeated after each verse : Heave a pawl, o heave away Way hey, roll and go! The anchor's on board and the cable's all stored Timme rollickin' randy dandy-o!
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