Sea Shanties Listed at GEST Songs Of NFLD

Sea shanties (chanties) are work songs of sailors, usually with alternating solo verses and a chorus matching certain rhythmical movements as sung by sailors working together.

All songs are traditional unless otherwise noted.

Coil up your ropes and anchor here,
Till better weather doth appear.


All For Me Grog (Vx3)

Banks Of Newfoundland, The #6 (Canadian)

Banks Of Newfoundland, The #7 (English) (V)

Big Bow Wow ~ Payne and O'Byrne (V)

Big Bow Wow ~ The Punters (V)

Blow The Man Down (V)

Blow The Wind Westerly

Blow Ye Winds

Bound For St Peters (V)

Burnt Islands

Chanty ~ Victor Tilly

Donkey Riding (V)

Drunken Sailor (V)

Drunken Sailor (V)

Fine Girl Ye Are (Vx2)

Fire In The Foretop

Fish Of The Sea, The

General Taylor (Vx2)

General Taylor

Good-Bye My Lovely Annie

Haul Away Joe #1 (V)

Haul Away Joe #2 (V)

Haul Her Along ~ Glenn Vincent Breen

Heave Away, My Johnny (V)

Homeward Bound

Johnny Poker

Last Shanty, The ~ Tom Lewis (Vx2)

Leave Her Johnny ~ Stan Hugill (V)

Leave Her Johnny ~ Ryan's Fancy (V)

Leaving Of Liverpool (Vx3)

Maid On The Shore (V)

Maid On The Shore, The ~ Stan Rogers (V)

Maid On The Shore, The

Maid On The Shore O, The (V)

Morning Glory (Vx2)

Mother Carey ~ Cicely Fox-Smith

Net Hauling Song (Vx2)

Rant And Roar ~ Henry W Le Messurier

Rio Grande (V)

Rolling Down To Old Maui (Vx2)

Rolling Home

Running Down To Cuba (V)

Ryans And The Pittmans ~ H W Le Messurier

Sailor's Alphabet

Sally Brown

Sally Brown ~ Irish Descendants (V)

South Australia ~ Clancy/Makem (V)

South Australia ~ Ryan's Fancy (V)

Spanish Ladies (V)

There She Goes

We'll Rant And We'll Roar ~ H W Le Messurier (V)

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