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Cyril Tawney: In the Naval Spirit

Cyril Tawney: In the Naval Spirit (Neptune NEP 000)

In the Naval Spirit
Traditional Songs from the 20th Century Royal Navy
Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)

Neptune Tapes NEP 000 (cassette, UK, 1989)

An album of Royal Navy songs taken from Cyril Tawney's book Grey Funnel Lines (1987).

Musicians

Cyril Tawney, vocals, nylon-strung acoustic guitar

with special guests
Shep Woolley and Jim Berry, piano

Tracks

  1. That's What I Like in the Navy (1.14)
  2. I Was Walking Through the Dockyard in a Panic (2.05)
  3. 23rd Flotilla Song (3.57)
  4. Canteen Medley: Paint Ship Song / Swim Back You Bastard to Me / Dardanelles Patrol Song / Take My Tip, Pack Your Grip (2.32)
  5. You'll Be Happy Little Sweetheart in the Spring (3.56.14)
  6. Gosport Nancy (1.32)
  7. Jenny Wren Bride (Roud 8345) (4.10)
  8. A Matelot and a Pongo (1.57)
  9. Stripey and Blondie (3.25)
  10. An A.A. Gunner Lay Dying (2.20)
  11. Corrosion Has Set In (2.00)
  12. Waiting for the Day (2.07)
  13. Mary Was a Three Badge Wren (0.56)
  14. The A25 Song (3.04)
  15. The Sinking of HMS ‘Hood’ (3.04)