John Kanakanaka

I heard, I heard the old man say.
Hey! John Kanakanaka Tulajee.
Today, today is a holiday,
Hey! John Kanakanaka Tulajee. Tulajee hoo! Tulajee.
John Kanakanaka Tulajee.

We’ll work tomorrow but no work today.
Hey! John Kanakanaka Tulajee.
For today, today is a holiday.
Hey! John Kanakanaka Tulajee. Tulajee hoo! Tulajee.
John Kanakanaka Tulajee.

We’re bound away around Cape Horn.
John Kananaka Tulajee.
We wish to heav’n that we never been born.
Hey! John Kananaka Tulajee. Tulajee hoo! Tulajee.
John Kanakanaka Tulajee.

We’re Liverpool born, we’re Liverpool bred.
Hey! John Kananaka Tulajee.
We’re thick in the arm and thick in the head.
Hey! John Kananaka Tulajee. Tulajee hoo! Tulajee.
John Kanakanaka Tulajee.

Just one more pull and that will do.
Hey! John Kananaka Tulajee.
‘Cause we’re the lads that kick her through.
Hey! John Kananaka Tulajee. Tulajee hoo! Tulajee.
John Kananaka Tulajee.

Oh pull, oh pull, oh pull away.
Hey! John Kananaka Tulajee.
Oh pull away and take your pay.
Hey! John Kanakanaka Tulajee. Tulajee hoo! Tulajee.
John Kanakanaka Tulajee.