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Cyril Tawney: Round the Buoy

Cyril Tawney: Round the Buoy (Neptune NEP 001)

Round the Buoy
More Songs of the 20th Century Royal Navy
Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)

Neptune Tapes NEP 001 (cassette, UK, 1989)

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

Recorded at Off Beat Studios, Kirkstall, Leeds, August-October 1989;
Engineer Simon Cieciala;
Produced by Cyril Tawney

Musicians

Cyril Tawney, vocals, guitar

with the help of Arch Tawney and The Duty Watch (John Wright, Michael Kaye and Eric Eades)

Tracks

  1. Bell Bottom Trousers (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429) (3.05)
  2. Shotley Stew (0.56)
  3. Sailors Wives (Rig of the Day) (2.32)
  4. S.B.A.'s Song (0.48)
  5. The ‘Jervis Bay’ (6.47)
  6. I Was Only Seventeen (1.39)
  7. Submarine Medley (4.05)
  8. Dockland Matey's Sons (0.32)
  9. Sod 'Em All (1.40)
  10. The Pilot's Prayer (0.42)
  11. Four Funnel Medley (3.17)
  12. The Noble Eight of December (Falkland 1914) (4.56)
  13. Onward Christian Sailors (1.00)
  14. The Brothers St. John (2.30)
  15. Hospital Ship Song (1.34)
  16. Russian Convoy Escort's Song (3.00)
  17. The Stoker's Lament (1.39)
  18. The ‘Raleigh’ Song (2.05)
  19. Can a Dockyard Matey Run? (0.31)
  20. The Oggie Song (1.37)
  21. The Matelot's Prayer (0.24)