SAILOR SONG THE SHANTIES & BALLADS

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SAILOR SONG THE SHANTIES & BALLADS

Sailor Song The Shanties & Ballads of the high seas.researched by Gerry Smyth.

People have been singing at sea since they first took to boats.

Shouts and cries have evolved into “songs” sympathetic to the on board chores.

People have been singing at sea since they first took to boats.

Shouts and cries have evolved into “songs” sympathetic to the on board chores.

In this book acclaimed writer, playwright and musician Gerry Smyth presents the words and music of some 40 ‘heaving or hauling’ working shanties and 10 off-duty sea songs and ballads.

The meanings and history of each song is revealed alongside thematic sections exploring celebrated shantymen, song types and traditions as well as the influence these songs have had on the folk music movement, rock music and the modern shanty revival.

£14.99

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