Renaissance Festival Music dot com

Renaissance Festival Lyrics

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Happy Jack's Undrinkable Ale by The Poxy Boggards

Happy Jack's Undrinkable Ale
As performed by The Poxy Boggards
On Bawdy Parts
Lyrics and music by Stu Venable
© Copyright 1992 Stu Venable
Re-published here with permission from author


Good sailors sing songs of lassies and bravery and fortune.
How the sea fills their hearts with the courage to do mighty deeds.
But I'll sing a song of a lad that I met in Jamaica,
Who tested the bravest of brave in all seven seas. It were...

Happy Jack's undrinkable ale
One mighty sup puts the wind in your sail
It's Happy Jack's undrinkable ale

Our captain once tried a tankard of Jack's mighty potion.
He seemed alright so we all went off to bed.
We awoke to the screams of our captain way up in the crow's nest.
He tried to fly with the wind and ended up dead. It were...

This ale was as dark as a night with no moon in December.
As bitter as a man who lost his pizzle in May.
As strong as six horses. As wicked and evil as Judas.
Ask the worliest drinkers of Jack's, they'll most surely say. It were...

I sailed with a lad who was tall and as wide as a mountain.
One half a pint put this sailor right down on his knees.
We watched as he turned as white as the high cliffs of Dover.
And threw up old Jack's as a gift to the might blue sea. It were...

I once tried a thimble of Jack's demonic invention.
But for the spinning I felt that I was alright.
I woke with a chicken, two ducks, a lamb and an oxen.
By the looks on their faces I must have had a good night. I smelled...

Background on this song is currently not available.

If there is a song you've heard on the podcast that you would like to see included, please do not hesitate to contact me at lyrics@renaissancefestivalmusic.com.

--posted by Daniel Womack of the Brobdingnagian Bards
  9:52 PM



This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

· About Us
· Contact Us
· Show Notes
· Ren Fest Awards
· Submit Your Group

· Message Board
· BUY Ren Faire CDs

· Ren Faire Fans
· MP3 Archive
· Entertainers
· Renaissance Festivals
· Ren Fest Lyrics
· CD Reviews
· Sponsor Us
· Links

· RSS Feed
· Please lend a helping. Add a link to this website and tell your friends to drop by and listen.

subscribe with iTunes

Vote for us at
Vote for us at Podcast Alley

 


Subscribe to the Newsletter

remove
subscribe

Renaissance Festival Podcast
Renaissance Festivals of Central Texas






Email List Management by Ezine Director

 

Song Henge - Free Celtic Music Downloads



Soul of a Harper by The Brobdingnagian Bards

Finnegan's Wake

Good King Dick by Joni Minstrel

Beat Me by The Bedlam Bards

Proud Member of
Celtic Podcast Network

copyright 2004-12 Marc Gunn, The Celtfather
Brobdingnagian Bards · Celtic Music Magazine · Autoharp Music