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Wake Up, Susiana

Parody written by Charlie Ipcar 2001
Adapted from Felice & Boudleaux Bryant Wake Up Little Suzie
Tune: a slow shanty shout roughly based on the original tune

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Chorus:
Wake up, Susiana, wake up!
Wake up, Susiana, wake up!

We've both been sound asleep Umph!
Wake up, Susiana, and weep Umph!
Blue Peter's flying, there's no denying,
We're in trouble deep!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
We gotta ship out!

Chorus

Now we said we'd be aboard by ten Umph!
Susiana, we've goofed again Umph!
The bosun's calling, the capstan's pawling,
And we're three sheets to the wind!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
We gotta ship out!

Chorus

Now the rum it wasn't so hot Umph!
But we drank up all of our tot Umph!
You're still asleep, our duff is deep,
Our reputation is shot!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
We gotta ship out!

Chorus

Now the mudhook's up and down Umph!
But we're still stuck in town Umph!
What we gonna tell the Old Man
When he looks at us with a frown?
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
We gotta ship out!

Chorus

We've both been sound asleep Umph!
Wake up, Susiana, and weep Umph!
Blue Peter's flying, there's no denying,
It's time for the pierhead leap!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
Wake up, Susiana! Umph!
We gotta ship out!

We gotta ship out!

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