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Go to Sea No More

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Sea songs from Sails, Whales and Whiskey

Fancy getting all maritime as you huddle over your computer? You could do worse than download and play back Waiheke Radio’s weekly programme Sails, Whales and Whiskey. Despite its hokey name, the New Zealand radio programme has the good taste … Continue reading

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The history of shanty singing

Pete Truin of the youthful shanty singing outfit The Ballina Whalers has written a thoughtful, informative article about the history of shanty singing. Great stuff Pete! ‘During this period of history, it has been said that there was an Irishman … Continue reading

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