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The Russian Cruising Club celebrates the barque Sedov’s centenary

My thanks to Hans Christian Riecke for this one!

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Paddy Lay Back sung by shantyman Chris Roche

The capstan shanty Paddy Lay Back, sung by shantyman Chris Roche at a sea songs session at Frittenden, Kent in March 2012. Chris is very modest – but he must one of the most committed singers of sea songs around, at least … Continue reading

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Stan Hugill singing shanties in proper style

Stan Hugill sings South Australia at the Workum Shanty Festival in 1990 Here’s a treat that I just have to share – a Youtube video of a real old fashioned shanty singer, including the characteristic ‘breaks’ and shouts that are … Continue reading

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