Songs > General Taylor (Stormy)

General Taylor

Stormy he is dead and gone 
Walk him along John, carry him along
Old Stormy he is dead and gone 
Carry him to his burial ground

     Chorus:
To me Way-Hey you Stormy 
Walk him along John, carry him along
Way-Hey you Stormy, Carry him to his burial ground

General Taylor he died long ago
General Taylor he died long ago

Stormy died at old Monterey
And Santy Ana he carried the day

We’ll dig his grave with a golden spade
His coffin of the finest wood will be made

We’ll lower him down on a golden chain
Well make bloody sure he don’t come up again

I wish I was old Stormy’s son
I’d have me a ship of a thousand gun

I thought I heard the Old Man say
Just once more around boys, and then we belay