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GUEST,Skipper Jack songs about swansea (18) RE: songs about swansea 10 Dec 08


Baggyrinkle (Swansea Shantymen) feature sea songs relating to Swansea's Maritime Heritage.

They sing a version of Old Swansea Town as collected by Richard Sullivan the last Swansea shantymen.

Dave Robinson of the aforementioned group composed a song relating to one of the tales by Richard Sullivan concerning his life on the Swansea copper ore barques.
Dave also wrote a shanty "Haul On Yer Halyards" Both songs featured by Baggyrinkle.

As mentioned Andrew Mackay has written several maritime songs worth noting.


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