Friday song title list no. 17: All afloat – Songs with ships or boats in the title

Floating modes of transport: ships, boats, submarines, etc.

 

  1. (Don’t) Rock The Boat (Baby) – Hues Corp.
  2. 6 Months In A Leaky Boat – Tim Finn
  3. A Sailboat In The Moonlight – Billie Holiday
  4. Ain’t No Wheels On This Ship – Patsy Cline
  5. Battleship – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  6. Battleship Chains – Georgia Satellites
  7. Betty’s Got A Bass Boat – Pam Tillis
  8. Boat Drinks – Jimmy Buffett
  9. Boat Of Car – Tmbg
  10. Boat On The River –  Styx
  11. Boat That I Row – Neil Diamond
  12. Calypso – John Denver (name of a ship)
  13. Canary Yellow Canoe – Gordon Lightfoot
  14. Cardiff Rose – Roger Mcguinn (name of a ship)
  15. Come On Down To My Boat Baby – Every Mothers’ Son
  16. Come Sail Away – Styx
  17. Cripple Creek Ferry – Neil Young
  18. Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) – Harry Belafonte
  19. Downeaster Alexa – Billy Joel (name of a ship)
  20. Ferry Boat Serenade – Andrews Sisters
  21. Ferry Cross The Mersey – Gerry & The Pacemakers
  22. Ferryboat Serenade – Andrew Sisters
  23. I Saw Three Ships – Christmas Song
  24. If I Had A Boat – Lyle Lovett
  25. I’ll Sail My Ship Alone – Moon Mullican
  26. I’ll Sail This Ship Alone – Beautiful South
  27. Kashoggi’s Ship – Queen
  28. Ladies Of The Line – Tom Chapin
  29. Last Boat Leaving – Elvis Costello
  30. Little Red Rented Rowboat – Joe Dowell
  31. Longer Boats – Cat Stevens
  32. Marie Christine – Gordon Lightfoot And The Tannahill Weavers (name of a ship)
  33. Mary Mary Row Your Boat – The Classics Iv
  34. Michael Row The Boat Ashore – Trini Lopez
  35. Mingulay Boat Song – Traditional
  36. My Ship – Shawn Mullins
  37. Night Boat To Cairo – Madness
  38. Nightboat – Duran Duran
  39. No-Go Showboat – Beach Boys
  40. On A Ship – Judie Tzuke
  41. On A Slow Boat To China – old standard
  42. On The Good Ship Lollipop – Shirley Temple
  43. Poop Ship Destroyer – Ween
  44. Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival (name of a riverboat)
  45. Rock The Boat – Hughes Corporation
  46. Row Row Row The Boat – traditional
  47. Rowboat – Beck
  48. Sail Away – David Gray
  49. Sailboat In The Moonlight – Guy Lombardo
  50. Sailboat Song – Fifth Dimension
  51. Sailing Boat – Anna Ryder
  52. Sailing To Philadelphia – Mark Knopfler
  53. Sea Cruise – Frankie Ford; Herman’s Hermits
  54. See My Ships – Violent Femmes
  55. Ship Ahoy – O’jays
  56. Ship Of Fools – Doors; Grateful Dead; Robert Plant (all different songs)
  57. Ship Of Fools – World Party; John Cale; Erasure (don’t know about these)
  58. Ship To Shore – Chris De Burgh
  59. Shipbuilding – Elvis Costello
  60. Ships – Barry Manilow
  61. Ships Are Sailing – Mary Black
  62. Ships In The Night – Be Bop Deluxe
  63. Ships That Pass In The Night – Billy J Kramer
  64. Shipwrecked – Genesis
  65. Shrimp Boats – Rosemary Clooney
  66. Sink The Bismarck – Johnny Horton (name of a ship)
  67. Sinking Of The Reuben James – Woody Guthrie; The Kingston Trio (name of a ship)
  68. Sinking Ships – Sloan
  69. Sit Down, You’re Rocking The Boat – From <i>Guys & Dolls</i>
  70. Six Months In A Leaky Boat – Split Enz
  71. Steamboat – Beach Boys
  72. Teeny Little Dinghy – from <i>Something’s Afoot</i>
  73. The Ballad Of Yarmouth Castle – Gordon Lightfoot (presumably the name of a ship)
  74. The Big Boat – Champion Jack Dupree
  75. The Bonnie Ship The Diamond – The Whiskeyhill Singers
  76. The Crystal Ship – Doors
  77. The Good Ship Venus (Friggin’ In The Riggin’) – Oscar Brand
  78. The Great Titanic – Loretta Lynn (name of a ship)
  79. The Mary Ellen Carter – Stan Rogers (presumably the name of a ship)
  80. The Mayflower – Jon And Vangelis (name of a ship)
  81. The Ship Song – Nick Cave (the same song?)
  82. The Ship Song – Pearl Jam
  83. The Skye Boat Song – traditional
  84. The Sloop John B – The Beach Boys
  85. The Slumber Boat – Sophie B. Hawkins
  86. The Wreck Of The Athens Queen – Stan Rogers (name of a ship)
  87. The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald – Gordon Lightfoot (name of a ship)
  88. Theme From Boat Weirdos – Joe Walsh
  89. There Is A Ship – Peter, Paul & Mary
  90. Titanic – Blind Willie Johnson (name of a ship)
  91. Trains & Boats & Planes – Dionne Warwick
  92. When The Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  93. When The Ship Hits The Sand – Little Jimmie Dickens
  94. Wooden Ships – Crosby Stills & Nash; Jefferson Airplane  (same song?)
  95. Wreck Of The Hesperus – Procol Harum (name of a ship)
  96. Yellow Submarine – The Beatles
  97. Your Tall Ship – Peter Hammill

 Honorable mentions:

  1. Sailing – Rod Stewart
  2. Sailing – Christopher Cross (different song)
  3. Sailing Away – Chris De Burgh

2 comments on “Friday song title list no. 17: All afloat – Songs with ships or boats in the title

  1. Thanks found the song was looking for very helpful also found 4more will be able too use cheers would recommend you to friends and others

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