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Bat Goddess August Press Room [NH] Shanty Sing (14) RE: August Press Room [NH] Shanty Sing 20 Aug 18


Okay... I'm still recovering from my road trip and busy weekend, I think, but here goes...

By the way, it was Alan Villiers I was trying to think of...author of Falmouth For Orders. (Which I need to reread one of these days.)

The crew was Steve from Gloucester, Bill & Carol who brought Art with them, Don Hale, April & Eric, and Jim & Gail.

And we sang --
1. Plum Island National Anthem - Linn
2. Farewell to Carlingford - Steve
3. Away, Rio - Art
4. Lady Franklin's Lament - Don
5. Leave Her, Johnny, Leave Her - Art
6. All Coiled Down - Don
7. Talcahuano Girls - Linn
8. Farewell and Adieu to You, Spanish Ladies - Don
9. Steve added Gloucester Dorymen verses he wrote.
10. Deep River Blues - April
11. Race of Long Ago - Linn
12. Fiddler's Green - Art
13. My Name It Is Dan Dan - Don
14. Paddy Doyle's Boots - Linn
15. Row, Boys, Row (Sally Brown)[not any of the ones you're thinking of] - April
16. The Boys of Fair Hill - Jim
17. Battle of Lake Erie - Gail
18. The Wake Behind the Boat - Steve
19. Te Nervous Wreck of Edna Fitzgerald (Camille West) - Linn (brucing it)
20. Big Bow Wow - Don
21. The Deckhand's Alphabet - Steve
22. Row, Boys, Row (Row against the tide) - Art
23. Cannery Shed - Linn
24. Haul, Boys, Haul - Don
25. Make and Break Harbor (rewritten for Marblehead) - Steve
26. Blow the Man Down - Gail
27. Row, Me Bully Boys ["we'll sing and we'll dance and say good bye to France"] - Art
28. Shantyman Who's Never Been To Sea (Micca) - Linn, aborted because I got the tune cross-threaded
29. Greenland Whale Fisheries - Don
30. Sloop John A (Les Barker) - Linn
31. Darby Ram [yet another version] - Eric
32. That's the Ticket - Gail
33. Constant Lovers - Steve
34. Only a Shanty In Old Shanty Town (Jerry Bryant) - Linn
35. Sailor Is a-Drink-eye-in - April
36. Hieland Laddie - Jim
37. Yangtze River - Steve
38. Madam Gashay's - Linn
39. Shove Around the Jug (Lewiston Falls) - Art
40. Whiskey-O, Johnny-O - Linn
41. Rose of Allendale - Gail
42. Bay of Biscay - Linn
43. Sing And Push About the Pitcher - Art
44. Isle of Hope and Tears - Steve
45. The Weeping Willow Tree - Don
46. Lowlands - Gail
47. Johnny Come Down to Hilo - Art
48. Shake Her, Johnny, Shake Her - Linn
(Two songs with women wearing a blue dress)
49. Silver Sea - Steve
50. Sailors Farewell Hymn - Gail
51. Seamen's Hymn - Don and the Company

Please let me know of any errors or ommissions...

Thanks, everyone, for coming!

Linn


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