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One fine day, early morning,
The story goes Maggie climbed on board.
The salt spray sprang at her warning.
An omen not to be ignored.

Chorus:
Here’s one for the ship in its glory.
Two for the captain and crew.
Three for the flowing bottle.
Four for the ocean blue.

It all began a short while later
Floating on the ocean deep.
The captain drank a health to someone
That someone drank up healthily.

Chorus

Up on deck, that’s where she found them.
Not a man could stand no matter how they tried.
Drink in their hands, joy in their hearts.
Slurring their words as they cried...

Chorus

Turn, turn how the vessel turned.
Round and round. No-one in command.
Up stepped Maggie with a sigh
And commandeered the ship safely to land.

Chorus x 2
And Maggie let’s not forget you.

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released June 29, 2015
Kim Lowings - Vocals, Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer, Piano
Andrew 'Jarv' Lowings - Acoustic Guitar
Dave Draper - Electric Guitar
Dave Sutherland - Bass Guitar
Tim Rogers - Drums

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Kim Lowings and The Greenwood West Midlands, UK

Folk singer & songwriter Kim Lowings fronts a collective of musicians called The Greenwood. They are based in Stourbridge in the West Midlands and play a mix of contemporary, original and traditional folk song. The Greenwood released their debut album 'This Life' in August 2012 and have supported acts such as Martin Simpson, Dave Swarbrick, Faustus & Belshazzar's Feast.​ ... more

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