Every Mother’s Son Come on Down to My Boat

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Every Mother’s Son Come on Down to My Boat

Every Mother's Son Come on Down to My Boat

Pop Rock Music

Because of the simple harmonies and instrumentation, this was a song every mother’s son (and sometimes daughter) would play in a home-grown garage band. “Come on Down to My Boat” was written by musicians, producers, and businessmen Jerry Goldstein and Wes Farrell. It was first recorded by The Rare Breed in 1966, a group also produced by Farrell. Every Mother’s Son released it in 1967, and the single went to #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It was also on their album Every Mother’s Son. The group was signed to MGM Records, so MGM Television had them appear in a two-part episode of the popular show The Man from U.N.C.L.E. titled “The Karate Killers (The Five Daughters Affair).” The song was the first one played by the pirate station Radio Newyork International, which did its broadcasts from a boat new Long Island, New York.

Every Mother’s Son formed in New York City with members Dennis Larden and his brother Larry Larden, Bruce Milner, Christopher Augustine, and Schuler Larsen. The Lardens were originally part of the folk music scene as a duo. Every Mother’s Son was seen as a clean-cut alternative to The Beatles — with a touch of The Beach Boys. The group disbanded in 1968. Dennis Larden later became part of Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band.

Here are the lyrics to “Come on Down to my Boat” by Every Mother’s Son:

“She sits on the dock a fishin’ in the water uh, huh
I don’t know her name she’s the fisherman’s daughter uh, huh
Come on down to my boat baby
Come on down where we can play
Come on down to my boat baby
Come on down we’ll sail away.

She smiled so nice like she wants to come with me uh, huh
But she’s tied to the dock and she can’t get free
Come on down to my boat baby
Come on down where we can play
Come on down to my boat baby
Come on down we’ll sail away.

Fish all day, sleep all night
Father never lets her out of his sight
Soon I’m gonna have to get my knife and cut that rope, cut that rope
Then we can go fishin’ in my little red boat
Make you happy in my little red boat
so come on down to my boat baby
Come on down where we can play
Come on down to my boat baby
Come on down we’ll sail away.”

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