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Sea Songs Seattle

Louis Killen, Stan Hugill, The X Seamen's Institute and Friends: Sea Songs Seattle (Folkways FW37311)

Sea Songs Seattle
Louis Killen, Stan Hugill, The X Seamen's Institute and Friends

Folkways Records FTS 37311 (LP, USA, 1979);
Smithsonian Folkways FW37311 (CD/download, USA, 2007)

Sea Songs Seattle (Folkways FW37311)

Louis Killen, Stan Hugill, The X Seamen's Institute and friends sing of Cape Horn sailing at the Seattle Chantey Festival during the American Sail Training Association's 1978 Tall Ships Pacific.

Liner notes (PDF) at Smithsonian Folkways

Musicians

Louis Killen, Liverpool;
Stan Hugill, Aberdovy, Wales;
X-Seamen's Institute, New York City: Bernie Klay, Frank Woerner, John Townley, Dan Aguiar;
Dave Baumgarten with Blue Sandrock, Seattle;
Racine Morton & Marc Bridgham, Seattle;
Mary Benson, Portland;
Paddy Hernon, Vancouver;
Clark Branson, San Jose;
Mary Wilson, Seattle

Chorus: all above plus
Blue Sandrock, Mary Malloy, Seattle;
Valentine Doyle, San Franzisco

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Racine Morton & Marc Bridgham: Ize the Boy (2.16)
  2. Dan Aguiar: Santiano (Roud 207; Henry H496) (1.40)
  3. Louis Killen: Shoals of Herring (Roud 13642) (4.10)
  4. Clark Branson: Hanging Johnny (Roud 2625) (3.05)
  5. Paddy Hernon: Mingulay Boat Song (2.15)
  6. Mary Benson: Roll the Old Chariot (Roud 3632) (3.10)
  7. Stan Hugill: Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (3.30)
  1. Stan Hugill: A Long Time Ago (Roud 318) (1.53)
  2. Mary Wilson: The Sailboat Malarkey (2.20)
  3. Louis Killen: The Bleacher Lass of Kelvin Hall (Roud 3325; G/D 5:1041) (3.54)
  4. John Townley: Run Come See (2.39)
  5. Dave Baumgarten with Blue Sandrock: Greenland Fisheries (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9) (2.15)
  6. Bernie Klay: The Sailor's Alphabet (Roud 21100) (3.58)
  7. Dan Aguiar: Alice Wentworth (3.52)