Pay me my money down

Pay me, you owe me. Pay me my money down.
Pay me or go to jail. Pay me my money down. 2x

Well I thought I heard the captain said:
Pay me my money down.
Tomorrow is our sailing day.
Pay me my money down.

Refrein:
Pay me, pay me, pay me my money down.
Pay me or go to jail. Pay me my money down.

As soon as the boat was clear of the bar.
Pay me my money down.
The captain knocked me down with a spar.
Pay me my money down.

Refrein
Pay me, pay me, pay me my money down.
Pay me or go to jail. Pay me my money down.

I thought I heard the men below.
Pay me my money down.
You don’t pay us and the ship don’t go.
Pay me my money down.

Refrein
Pay me, pay me, pay me my money down.
Pay me or go to jail. Pay me my money down.

Pay me, you owe me. Pay me my money down.
Pay me or go to jail. Pay me my money down.

I need my pay to go ashore.
Pay me my money down.
I’ll drink my whiskey and get some more.
Pay me my money down.

Refrein
Pay me, pay me, pay me my money down.
Pay me or go to jail. Pay me my money down. 2x