“Hurrah, Hurrah, Hurrah!”


German shanty. Sailors arrive in David street in Hamburg where they can buy girls for five pennies. Song enumerates various girls and their attributes. The sailors spend all the money and go back to sea.


  1. Hugill, pp. 138-140, "Hurrah, Hurrah, Hurrah!" (2 texts-German & English, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Hugi138


Alternate titles: “Wat Wi Doht”; “David Straat”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1961 (Hugill)
Found in: Germany