Who Sang Don’t Wait for a Sailor? Arabesque

Arabesque Arabesque VI: Caballero cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1982
length: 4:02
producer: Wolfgang Mewes
conductor: Jean Frankfurter
vocal: Michaela Rose, Jasmin Vetter and Sandra Lauer
mixer: Fred Schreier
engineer: Klaus Wilcke
arranger: Jean Frankfurter
guitar: Mats Björklund, Johan Daansen and Nils Tuxen
keyboard: Michael Cretu and Jean Frankfurter
drums (drum set): Dicky Tarrach
bass guitar: Tissy Thiers
My seafaring man
He called me tonight
To say, "Please be waiting
Till I hold you tight"
His voice was not clear
But he said it might
Be due to long distance
He loved me alright

Oh, don't wait for a sailor
Whatever he'll say
You'll find all his phrases
In any old play
Oh, don't wait for a sailor
On the ocean of life
Be gladly his lover
But never his wife

I think he is drinking
He calls from a bar
Tonight from an island
That's named Zanzibar
He's sailing in August
Comes home in July
May be Christmas evening
For one kiss goodnight

Oh, don't wait for a sailor
Whatever he'll say
You'll find all his phrases
In any old play
Oh, don't wait for a sailor
On the ocean of life
Be gladly his lover
But never his wife

If he says one day:
"I'm coming home to stay"
Don't you worry
He's going back tu the sea
(Don't you warry)
(He's going back)

Oh, don't wait for a sailor
Whatever he'll say
You'll find all his phrases
In any old play
Oh, don't wait for a sailor
On the ocean of life
Be gladly his lover
But never his wife

Oh, don't wait for a sailor
Whatever he'll say
You'll find all his phrases
In any old play
Oh, don't wait for a sailor
On the ocean of life
Be gladly his lover
But never his wife

by Bitito

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Caballero
  • 2 Why Do You Ride the High Horse
  • 3 Tall Story Teller
  • 4 Touch and Go
  • 5 Don’t Wait for a Sailor
  • 6 Hit the Jackpot
  • 7 Look Alive
  • 8 A Flash in the Pan
  • 9 Fool’s Paradise
  • 10 The End of the Show

  • Release information
    label: Victor
    country(area): Japan
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin