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Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys

Rogue's Gallery (Anti/Epitaph 6817-2)

Rogue's Gallery
Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys

Various Artists

Anti/Epitaph 6817-2 (2 CD, UK, August 21, 2006)

Produced by Hal Willner;
Executive producers: Johnny Depp, Gore Verbinski;
Business and project manager: Rachel Fox;
Layout and design: trevor@epitaph;
Cover image: Marooned, by Howard Pyle, Courtesy of The Delaware Art Museum

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Baby Gramps: Cape Cod Girls (Roud 325) (7.14)
  2. Richard Thompson: Mingulay Boat Song (4.13)
  3. John C. Reilly: My Son John (Roud 678; Henry H131) (1.38)
  4. Nick Cave: Fire Down Below (Roud 813) (2.50)
  5. Loudon Wainwright III: Turkish Revelry (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (4.21)
  6. Three Pruned Men: Bully in the Alley (Roud 8287) (2.30)
  7. Bryan Ferry: The Cruel Ship's Captain (Roud 835) (3.35)
  8. Robin Holcomb: Dead Horse (Roud 3724) (2.54)
  9. Bill Frisell: Spanish Ladies (Roud 687) (2.22)
  10. Joseph Arthur: Coast of High Barbary (Roud 134; Child 285; Laws K33; G/D 1:38) (4.02)
  11. Mark Anthony Thompson: Haul Away Joe (Roud 809) (4.10)
  12. David Thomas: Dan Dan (Roud 19087) (0.50)
  13. Sting: Blood Red Roses (Roud 931) (2.44)
  14. Teddy Thompson: Sally Brown (Roud 2628) (2.54)
  15. Rufus Wainwright & Kate McGarrigle: Lowlands Away (Roud 681; Henry H469) (3.25)
  16. Gavin Friday: Baltimore Whores (4.40)
  17. Eliza Carthy: Rolling Sea (Roud 506) (4.49)
  18. Waterson:Carthy: The Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) (2.23)
  19. Bob Neuwirth: Haul on the Bowline (Roud 652; G/D 1:1) (1.29)
  20. Bono: Dying Sailor to His Shipmates (4.44)
  21. Lucinda Williams: Bonny Portmore (Roud 3475; Henry H775) (3.36)
  22. Richard Greene & Jack Shit: Shenandoah (Roud 324) (2.58)
  23. Mary Margaret O'Hara: The Cry of Man (3.06)
  1. Jack Shit: Boney Was a Warrior (Roud 485) (1.55)
  2. Loudon Wainwright III: Good Ship Venus (Roud 4836) (3.15)
  3. White Magic: Long Time Ago (Roud 318) (2.35)
  4. Nick Cave: Pinery Boy (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (3.15)
  5. Bryan Ferry w/ Antony: Lowlands Low (Roud 8286) (2.35)
  6. Akron/Family: One Spring Morning (Roud 152; Laws M1; G/D 1:51) (5.25)
  7. Waterson:Carthy: Hog-Eye Man (Roud 331) (2.44)
  8. Ricky Jay & Richard Greene: The Fiddler / A Drop of Nelson's Blood (Roud 3632) (1.34)
  9. Andrea Corr: Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176) (3.58)
  10. John C. Reilly: Fathom the Bowl (Roud 880) (3.44)
  11. David Thomas: What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor (Roud 322; G/D 1:4) (3.44)
  12. Ed Harcourt: Farewell Nancy (Roud 527; Laws K14; Henry H755) (6.06)
  13. Stan Ridgway: Hanging Johnny (Roud 2625) (3.28)
  14. Baby Gramps: Old Man of the Sea (5.18)
  15. Van Dyke Parks: Greenland Whale Fisheries (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9) (4.41)
  16. Sting: Shallow Brown (Roud 2621) (2.30)
  17. Jolie Holland: The Grey Funnel Line (4.53)
  18. Jarvis Cocker: A Drop of Nelson's Blood (Roud 3632) (7.10)
  19. Lou Reed: Leave Her, Johnny (Roud 354; Henry H53b) (5.30)
  20. Ralph Steadman: Little Boy Billee (Roud 905) (5.33)

All tracks traditional except
CD 1, track 23 poem by Harry Kemp;
CD 2, track 14 Baby Gramps;
CD 2, track 17 Cyril Tawney

Links

See also the Mudcat Café critiques Pirates of Caribbean CD courtesy of Johnny Depp and Rogues Gallery - Sea songs etc.