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Dave Fisher / Jacques Plante / Hugues Aufray
1C'est un fameux trois-mts, fin comme un oiseau,
Hisse et ho, Santiano
Dix-huits noeuds, quatre cents tonneaux,
Je suis fier d'y tre matelot.
RTiens bon la barre et tiens bon le vent,
Hisse et ho, Santiano
Si Dieu veut, toujours droit devant,
Nous irons jusqu' San Francisco.
2Je pars pour de longs mois en laissant Margot
Hisse et ho, Santiano
D'y penser, j'avais le coeur gros
En doublant les feux de Saint Malo.
3On prtend que l-bas, l'argent coule flots
Hisse et ho, Santiano
On trouve l'or au fond des ruisseaux,
J'en rapporterai plusieurs lingots.
4Un jour je reviendrai, charg de cadeaux
Hisse et ho, Santiano
Au pays, j'irai voir Margot,
son doigt, je passerai l'anneau.
R'Tiens bon la barre et tiens bon le vent,
Hisse et ho, Santiano
Sur la mer qui fait le gros dos
Nous irons jusqu' San Francisco

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