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Sea Shanties (55) Archived At
GEST Songs Of Newfoundland and Labrador
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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
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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 (Vx2)

Blow The Man Down (V)

Blow The Wind Westerly ~ Tethera (V)

Blow Ye Winds (V)

Bound For St Peters (V)

Burnt Islands

Chanty ~ Victor Tilly (V)

Donkey Riding ~ Great Big Sea (V)

Drunken Sailor ~ Ryan's Fancy (V)

Drunken Sailor ~ Great Big Sea (V)

Fine Girl Ye Are (Holy Ground, The) (Vx2)

Fire In The Foretop

Fish Of The Sea, The (V)

General Taylor ~ GBS (Vx2)

General Taylor ~ Folly Bridge (V)

Good-Bye My Lovely Annie

Haul Away Joe #1 (V)

Haul Away Joe #2 (V)

Haul Her Along ~ Glenn Vincent Breen (V)

Heave Away, My Johnny (V)

Homeward Bound

Johnny Poker ~ Traditional

Last Shanty, The ~ Celtic Connection (Vx2)

Leave Her Johnny ~ Stan Hugill (V)

Leave Her Johnny ~ Ryan's Fancy (V)

Leaving Of Liverpool ~ Siochána (Vx3)

Maid On The Shore ~ Stephanie Brazil (V)

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

Maid On The Shore, The ~ Barry Taylor

Maid On The Shore O, The ~ Kenneth Peacock (V)

Morning Glory ~ The Sharecroppers (Vx2)

Mother Carey ~ Cicely Fox-Smith

Mother Carey (As Told Me By The Bo'sun) (V)

Net Hauling Song ~ Payne & O'Byrne (Vx2)

Rant And Roar ~ Henry W Le Messurier (V)

Rio Grande, The (V)

Rolling Down To Old Maui (Vx2)

Rolling Home (To Dear Newfoundland)

Running Down To Cuba (V)

Ryans And The Pittmans ~ Ryan's Fancy (V)

Ryans And The Pittmans ~ The Fables (V)

Sailor Ain't A Sailor, A ~ Tom Lewis (V)

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

Two Fishermen Missing ~ Jim Payne (V)

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

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