Artist: Cyril TawneyAuthor: Cyril TawneyLabel: DTSYear: 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.
Maddy Prior & June Tabor [The Silly Sisters; also in film Sirens]
Emmylou Harris, Dolores Keane & Mary Black [on Bringing It All Back Home]
Jools Holland [on Rogue's Gallery]
June Tabor [along with a version of Cyril's The Oggie Man]
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