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Maritime Folk Songs: from the Collection of Helen Creighton
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produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 3 mins
Helen Creighton collected maritime songs remembered by an older generation of Canadians, mainly from Nova Scotia, between 1928 and 1954. Many are home recordings, but what they may lack in quality they make up for in authenticity. In addition to songs of the sea, the unaccompanied singers tell of the supernatural,...
produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 3 mins
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Steady as She Goes: Songs and Chanties from the Days of Commercial Sail
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(Collector Records, 1977), 37 mins

Not confined to land, Collector Records’ series on industrial folklore and folksong includes Steady as She Goes, an album dedicated to workers on the sea. During a time when a captain’s reign could be tyrannical, the work tough, and the sea unkind, the men maintained that "a song is as good as ten men." Ofte...

(Collector Records, 1977), 37 mins
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Classic Maritime Music from Smithsonian Folkways
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 12 mins
More than just sea chanteys, maritime musical tradition encompasses an ocean of songs from people who have lived and worked on the water. Onboard are Folkways favorite singers-Dave Van Ronk and the Foc’sle Singers, Lead Belly, and Paul Clayton and many more. Classic Maritime takes you from the folk songs of Mart...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 12 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 48 mins
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Songs of the Sea: Sung by Alan Mills
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
This album presents thirty-two songs from the Canadian Broadcasting Company's radio series, "Songs of the Sea." Every song was once sung on board, and the singers perform in a straightforward manner in keeping with sailors' performance practice. This enlightening collection includes informative liner notes.
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
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Bay State Ballads
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 31 mins
Singer and avid folksong collector Paul Clayton presents a selection of Massachusetts ballads from land and sea. From songs discovered in whaling journals to broadside ballads from the late 18th century, the material on this album addresses a wide range of topics. Kenny Goldstein's excellent liner notes augment t...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 31 mins
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By Land or by Sea
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produced by Stuart M. Frank, fl. 1998-2010; performed by Morrigan (Folkways Records, 1980), 51 mins
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Colonial and Revolutionary War Sea Songs and Shanties
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins

Sung by Cliff Haslam and John Millar in 1976 at Mystic Seaport, this album features traditional maritime songs from the 18th century. Mystic Seaport, a non-profit corporation, was formed in 1972 "for the purpose of developing a Colonial/Revolutionary period Seaport Museum on the historic waterfront of Newport, Rho...

(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins
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