Kind Captain, I've Important Information Lyrics

DICK.

Kind Captain, I've important information,
Sing hey, the kind commander that you are,
About a certain intimate relation,
Sing hey, the merry maiden and the tar.


CAPTAIN/DICK
The merry,
merry maiden,
The merry, merry
maiden, Sing hey,
the merry
maiden and the tar.

CAPT.

Good fellow, in conundrums you are speaking,
Sing hey, the mystic sailor that you are,
The answer to them vainly I am seeking;
Sing hey, the merry maiden and the tar.

CAPTAIN/DICK
The merry,
merry maiden,
The merry, merry
maiden, Sing hey,
the merry
maiden and the tar.

DICK.

Kind Captain, your young lady is a-sighing,
Sing hey, the simple captain that you are,
This very might with Rackstraw to be flying;
Sing hey, the merry maiden and the tar.

CAPTAIN/DICK
The merry,
merry maiden,
The merry, merry
maiden, Sing hey,
the merry
maiden and the tar.

CAPT.

Good fellow, you have given timely warning,
Sing hey, the thoughtful sailor that you are,
I'll talk to Master Rackstraw in the morning,
Sing hey, the cat-o'-nine-tails and the tar.
(Producing a "cat".)

CAPTAIN/DICK
The merry
cat-o'-nine tails,
The merry cat-'o-nine tails,
The merry cat-'o-nine tails and the tar!

DICK.

Kind Captain, I've important information,

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