Song by: Unknown

What shall we do with a drunken sailor?
What shall we do with a drunken sailor?
What shall we do with a drunken sailor?
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Put him in the long boat ’til he’s sober
Put him in the long boat ’til he’s sober
Put him in the long boat ’til he’s sober
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Pull out the bung and wet him all over
Pull out the bung and wet him all over
Pull out the bung and wet him all over
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Put him in the scuppers with the deck pump on him
Put him in the scuppers with the deck pump on him
Put him in the scuppers with the deck pump on him
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Heave him by the leg in a runnin’ bowlin’
Heave him by the leg in a runnin’ bowlin’
Heave him by the leg in a runnin’ bowlin’
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Tie him to the taffrail when she’s yard-arm under
Tie him to the taffrail when she’s yard-arm under
Tie him to the taffrail when she’s yard-arm under
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Put him in the bilge and make him drink it
Put him in the bilge and make him drink it
Put him in the bilge and make him drink it
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Shave his belly with a rusty razor
Shave his belly with a rusty razor
Shave his belly with a rusty razor
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Soak ‘im in oil till he sprouts some flippers
Soak ‘im in oil till he sprouts some flippers
Soak ‘im in oil till he sprouts some flippers
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Put ‘im in bed with the Captain’s daughter
Put ‘im in bed with the Captain’s daughter
Put ‘im in bed with the Captain’s daughter
Early in the morning.

Chorus:
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Way-hay, up she rises
Early in the morning.

Alternate Version:

What’ll we do with a drunken sailor,
What’ll we do with a drunken sailor,
What’ll we do with a drunken sailor,
Earl-aye in the morning?

Alternate Chorus:

Way hay and up she rises
Patent blocks o’ diff’rent sizes
Way hay and up she rises
Earl-aye in the morning

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