GREY FUNNEL LINE, The

Created on 20/01/2004
Latest update on 12/02/2011

Artist: Cyril Tawney
Author: Cyril Tawney
Label: DTS
Year: 1963

Sea shantee from a Devon folksinger with marine legs. Written while serving in the Royal Navy (late fifties). See also: Sally Free And Easy.

Covers:

1976:

Maddy Prior & June Tabor [The Silly Sisters; also in film Sirens]

1991:

Emmylou Harris, Dolores Keane & Mary Black [on Bringing It All Back Home]

2000:

Glenn Yarbrough

2006:

Jools Holland [on Rogue's Gallery]

2011:

June Tabor [along with a version of Cyril's The Oggie Man]

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