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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
15-Jun-07 - 02:05 PM
Thread Name: Sailors' Songs or Chanties- Songbook Index
Subject: RE: Sailors' Songs or Chanties- Index
Trivia-
S. H. King was appointed official chantie instructor (1918) by the United States Shipping Board. He was religious, and often led bible studies at sailors' rests.

A long drag chantey, A Long Time Ago, from his "Book of Chanties,? [shortened title?] is on robokopp: http://musicanet.org/robokopp/shanty/alonglon.htm

The date on the book is given as 1918 by robokopp.