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Stan Hugill: Aboard the Cutty Sark

Stan Hugill: Aboard the Cutty Sark (Greenwich Village GVRXCD207)

Aboard the Cutty Sark
Stan Hugill (1906-1992)

Greenwich Village Recording GVRX 207 (2 LP, UK, 1979)
Greenwich Village Recording GVRXCD207 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Recorded on board the Cutty Sark on the evening of Monday June 11, 1979 during, and by courtesy of the Greenwich Festival, director: Denis White;
Produced by Joe Stead;
Recorded by John Hassell;
Mastered by Tony Brodge at Pye Studios;
Sleeve design by Mike Walsh

Musicians

Stan Hugill, vocals;
Jim Mageean, introduction [1], vocals [7-8];
Johnny Collins, vocals [7-8]

Tracks

  1. Introduction by Jim Mageean (0.23)
  2. Life before the mast (2.44)
  3. Blow the Man Down (Roud 2624) (3.09)
  4. Hoisting the sails (4.39)
  5. Calling on Jim and Johnny (1.14)
  6. The origins of ‘Town Ho!’ (2.28)
  7. Boston Town Ho! (2.38)
  8. New York Girls (Roud 486) (4.13)
  9. Davy Jones and Fiddlers Green (2.03)
  10. John Masefield (3.43)
  11. Pubs along the ‘Highway’ (2.34)
  12. Ratcliffe Highway (Roud 2432) (4.55)
  13. Origins of the forebitter (2.08)
  14. Smelling a ship and bagging a bunk (2.12)
  15. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (3.36)
  16. Keeping your position as a shanty man (2.39)
  17. Getting the stop knot on the capstan (2.16)
  18. Shenandoah (Roud 324) (1.33)
  19. Santy Anna (Roud 207; Henry H496) (4.44)
  20. Leaving Customs (4.44)
  21. Carving food (1.57)
  22. Liverpool Pantiles (1.51)
  23. Carving tobacco (1.29)
  24. Leave Her, Johnny, Leave Her (Roud 354; Henry H53b) (6.15)

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Hugill: Stan Hugill Reminisces

Stan Hugill: Stan Hugill Reminisces

Stan Hugill: Stan Hugill Reminisces (Greenwich Village GVR 217)

Stan Hugill Reminisces
Shanties and Stories of Life Under Sail
Stan Hugill (1906-1992)

Greenwich Village Recording GVR 217 (LP, UK, 1980)
Chantey Cabin (CD, UK)

Stan Hugill: Stan Hugill Reminisces (Chantey Cabin)
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Recorded at the Herga Folk Club in 1979;

Musicians

Stan Hugill, vocals

Tracks

  1. Larry Marr (The Five-Gallon Jar) (Roud 9412) (9.46)
  2. Roll, Bullies, Roll (Liverpool Judies) (Roud 928) (4.07)
  3. Bounty Was a Packet Ship (Roud 8235) (5.19)
  4. Strike the Bell (Roud 4190) (4.39)
  5. Fire Down Below (Roud 813) (4.01)
  6. A Long Time Ago (Roud 319) (2.36)
  7. Hilo Come Down Below (Roud 8291) (3.45)
  8. John Cherokee (Roud 4693) (2.40)
  9. Shiny-O (2.42)
  10. John Kanaka (Roud 8238) (4.54)
  11. Sacramento (Roud 319) (7.04)
  12. Rolling Down to Old Maui (Roud 2005) (6.32)

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: A Salty Fore Topman

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: A Salty Fore Topman

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: A Salty Fore Topman (Stormalong Music SHCD002)

A Salty Fore Topman
Stan Hugill & Stormalong John

Stormalong Music SHCD002 (CD, UK, 1989)

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Produced and recorded by Stan Ambrose in 1989

Musicians

Stan Hugill, vocals;
Stormalong John, vocals

Tracks

  1. Where Am I to Go (1.39)
  2. The Girls of Dublin Town (Roud 7989) (3.07)
  3. Running Down to Cuba (Roud 8820) (1.21)
  4. Old Moke Pickin’ on a Banjo (Roud 862) (2.32)
  5. Eight Bells (2.12)
  6. Roll, Boys, Roll (1.46)
  7. Pilots of Tiger Bay (3.53)
  8. The Gals of Chile (Roud 3222) (3.08)
  9. The Golden Vanitee (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (4.46)
  10. Heave Away, Boys, Heave Away (1.39)
  11. The Campanero (Roud 3094) (5.32)
  12. Jack All Alone (Roud 1902; Laws K42) (1.44)
  13. Pull Down Below (Roud 486) (3.06)
  14. On Board the Kangaroo (Roud 925; G/D 6:1211) (3.13)
  15. Haul Away Boys (1.55)
  16. The Anglesey (Roud 351) (3.22)

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Chants des Marins Anglais

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Chants des Marins Anglais

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Chants des Marins Anglais (Le Chasse-Marée SCM 021)

Chants des Marins Anglais
Stan Hugill & Stormalong John

Le Chasse-Marée SCM 021 (CD, UK, 1992)

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Recorded live by Marc Gironce and Alain Gatel at “Douarnenez 88” [1, 3, 6, 10];
Recorded live by Bob Leouarn at “Fêtes du chant de marin”, Paimpol 1989 [22] and 1991 [5, 16];
Recorded live by Eric Gourong at “Fêtes du chant de marin”, Paimpol 1991 [2, 4, 7-9, 11-15, 17-21];
Mixed at Studio Amadeus-Brest;
Concept and realisation by Michel Colleu and Bernard Cadoret, Le Chasse-Marée

Musicians

Stan Hugill, vocals;
Stormalong John (Shay Black, Jack Coutts, Arthur Garnett, Harry Lowney, Frank McCall, Dave McLung, Tony Molyneux, Keith Price, Charlie Scott), vocals;
John Wright, vocals [8]

Tracks

  1. Blow the Man Down (Roud 2624) (2.27)
  2. The Balaena (Roud 285) (3.40)
  3. South Australia (Roud 325) (2.35)
  4. Santyana (Roud 207; Henry H496) (4.09)
  5. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (2.58)
  6. John Kanaka (Roud 8238) (2.29)
  7. Serafina (2.06)
  8. Admiral Benbow (Roud 227) (2.10)
  9. Rolling Down to Old Maui (Roud 2005) (5.24)
  10. Let the Bulgine Run (Roud 810) (2.17)
  11. Goodbye Fare Ye Well (Roud 927; G/D 1:5; Henry H53a) (2.06)
  12. The Girls of Dublin Town (Roud 7989) (3.32)
  13. Sam's Gone Away (2.41)
  14. The Drunken Sailor (Roud 322; G/D 1:4) (2.47)
  15. Strike the Bell (Roud 4190) (3.13)
  16. Roll the Old Chariot (Roud 3632) (2.42)
  17. Hieland Laddie (Roud 4691) (2.53)
  18. Bulley in the Alley (Roud 8287) (2.27)
  19. The Black Ball Line (Roud 2623) (1.53)
  20. Randy Dandy O (Roud 4702) (3.12)
  21. Paddy Lay Back (Roud 653) (5.29)
  22. Rio Grande (Roud 317) (4.37)

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Sailing Days

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Sailing Days

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Sailing Days (Veteran VT127DR)

Sailing Days
Stan Hugill & Stormalong John

Veteran Tapes VT127 (cassette, UK, 1993)
Stormalong Music SHCD003 (CD, UK, 1993)
Veteran VT127DR (digital download, UK, 2014)

Stan Hugill & Stormalong John: Sailing Days (Stormalong Music SHCD003)
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These recordings were made in the lounge of a small boarding house in Stan's home village of Aberdovey, during an informal session as part of a celebration of Stan's 85th birthday, in the company of his friends and regular chorus, Stormalong John from Liverpool.

Produced and recorded by Stan Ambrose

Musicians

Stan Hugill, vocals;
Stormalong John, vocals

Tracks

  1. A-Rolling Down the River (Roud 8343) (3.02)
  2. Way Down in Dixie (Roud V37164) (1.36)
  3. Whaling Johnny (2.12)
  4. Round the Bay of Mexico (Roud 207; Henry H496) (1.28)
  5. Shenandoah (Roud 324) (3.38)
  6. Ratcliffe Highway (Roud 2432) (3.22)
  7. We're All Bound to Go (Roud 616) (3.50)
  8. The Fireship (Roud 4841) (4.22)
  9. The Indian Lass (Roud 2326) (2.36)
  10. The Leaky Ship (Roud 22373) (1.39)
  11. Ratcliffe Highway (Roud 598) (2.39)
  12. Bosun's Alphabet (Roud 21100) (4.34)
  13. Sacramento (Roud 319) (3.43)

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Hugill in Concert at Mystic Seaport

Stan Hugill in Concert at Mystic Seaport

Stan Hugill in Concert at Mystic Seaport

Stan Hugill in Concert at Mystic Seaport
Stan Hugill

Mystic Seaport (cassette/CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded live at Mystic Seaport in 1988

Musicians

Stan Hugill, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Hardi les Gars Vire au Guindeau (1.51)
  2. A Sailor Stood (poem) (0.50)
  3. 80 Years Old and Somewhat (poem) (1.44)
  4. Rum Yarns (talk) (3.08)
  5. Santiano (Roud 207; Henry H496) (3.35)
  6. South Australia (Roud 325) (2.52)
  7. Blow the Man Down (Roud 2624) (3.21)
  8. Black Ball Line (Roud 2623) (5.45)
  1. Shanghaiing (talk) (2.18)
  2. Larry Marr (The Five-Gallon Jar) (Roud 9412) (4.12)
  3. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (4.39)
  4. John Kanaka (Roud 8238) (4.37)
  5. The Arabella (Roud 8343) (2.45)
  6. Leave Her, Johnny (Roud 354; Henry H53b) (4:35)

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Other records with Stan Hugill

Louis Killen, Stan Hugill, The X-Seamen's Institute, Sea Songs Seattle, LP, Folkways FTS 37311

Various Artists, Sea Music of Many Lands: The Pacific Heritage, LP, Folkways FW38405, 1980

Various Artists, When the Wind Blows: An Anthology of Traditional Folk Music from Coastal England, CD, Veteran VTC5CD, 2001

Various Artists, Classic Maritime Music, CD, Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40053, 2004

Various, Rhythms of Labour: Music at Work in Britain, 2 CD, Harbourtown HARDCD055, 2013

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Stan Hugill Bibliography

Shanties from the Seven Seas

Stan Hugill,
Shanties from the Seven Seas.
3rd edition,
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport, 1994,
ISBN 0 913372 70 6.

The Bosun's Locker

Stan Hugill,
The Bosun's Locker.
Collected Articls 1962-1973.
Todmorden: Herron Publishing, 2006,
ISBN 978-0954068240