Songs of a shanty-man
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Songs of a shanty-man and other "dialect" poems of French-Canadian life. by William Wilberforce MacCuaig

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Published by Musson Book Co. in Toronto .
Written in English


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StatementWith full-page illus. in colour and black-and-white by Wm. F. Binger.
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21600665M

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A bunch of familiar halyard, pump, capstan, hauling shanties (`Blow the Man Down', `South Australia', `The Bulgine Run', `Blood Red Roses', `The Wild Goose' and more) along with a well-performed selection of some other sea songs like `Old Maui', `Dogger Bank', `Sailor's Prayer', etc/5(31). A sampling of the song titles serves to give a flavor of the book and the life of the lumbermen: “Jack Haggerty’s Flat River Girl,” “The Shanty-Man’s Life,” “The Fatal Oak,” “The Hanging Limb,” “Fair Charlotte,” “The Persian’s Crew,” and “The Dying Soldier.”. This book is a gem. Ballads and Songs of the Shanty-boy Dakota o'er Omemee Pinery Boy printed raft raftsman Rickaby Rickaby's sail Samuel Woodworth San Pierre sang shan Shanty Boy Shanty Song shanty-boy Shanty-man's shore Silver Jack sing singer Songs and Ballads Springstad stanza steer Sung teamsters tell town tune unto Wausau wind Reviews: 1. Sailors' Songs or Chanties, the words by Frederick J. Davis, R.N.R., the music composed and arranged upon traditional sailor airs by Ferris Tozer, Mus. D. Oxon.. The Music of the Waters, by Laura Alexandrine Smith.. and Sea Songs, Ships, and Shanties, by Capt. W.B. Whall.. Songs of Sea Labour, by Frank T. Bullen and W.F. Arnold.

I know, of course, that several shanty collections are in the market, but as a sailor I am bound to say that only one—Capt. W.B. Whall's 'Sea Songs, Ships, and Shanties'—can be regarded as authoritative. Only a portion of Capt. Whall's delightful book is devoted to shanties, of which he prints the melodies only (without accompaniment); and of these he does not profess to give more than. Full text of "The Shanty Book, Part I, Sailor Shanties" See other formats The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Shanty Book, Part I, Sailor Shanties, by Richard Runciman Terry This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Sam Eskin, according to the album’s original notes in , "has been traveling across the United States for thirty-five years, learning songs from all sorts of people in all sorts of places." This fascinating collection of work songs is the product of Eskin’s wandering and includes extensive notes. This book includes a huge variety of songs spanning hundreds of years and originating from America, England, Canada, Britain, Scotland, Ireland, and other countries. It includes all styles of folk music, including spirituals, cowboy songs, sea chanteys, work songs, children's songs, love ballads, protest songs, and more.

SHANTY MAN (trk1) was written by me back in , and will remain in copyright for 70 years after I've slipped me cable. This song has since been recorded on at least 28 different LP/cassette/CD releases, of which only Fisherman's Friends and Proper Records have failed to properly credit the writer.3/5(1). Shantyman (2) (Bob Watson) Now modern ships carry mighty funny gear, And away, get away, you shantyman. Ain't seen a halyard in many's a year, An' they got no use for a shantyman. Slick new fittings are all your style, And away, get away, you shantyman. Songs performed by modern-day shanty groups have usually been cleaned up. There are a number important books on sea shanties. “The Shanty Book” was written in by a Northumbrian, Richard Runciman Terry, who was a well-known classical musician and composer and who was related to Sir Charles Runciman, a ship owner and shipping magnate. This is an interesting book. It not only tells the story of a "shantyman" who is a person who sang songs to encourage the crews of merchant tall ships, but it is also a story of shanteys and how they developed and why. The hero is a man who came aboard a sailing ship in Australia drunk as a skunk/5(21).