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Synonyms for chantey

a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors

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The chanteys are shining sea treasures set in a net of textual excerpts from the Dana novel.
Inspired by the theme music from hit movie Pirates Of The Caribbean, the US singer/songwriter will play songs from the Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs And Chanteys album.
5 Richard Thompson, "Mingulay Boat Song," from Hal Wilner's Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, & Chanteys (Anti) A haunting sea song about the island of Mingulay in the Outer Hebrides, which has been uninhabited since 1912.
The U2 frontman has recorded a track for a new album called Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs And Chanteys.
The musical parentheses of jaunty sea chanteys at the beginning and end of each disk contribute not only a sense of continuity, but also lend a realistic old New England seacoast flavor to the tale.
But the Harrow songs that we sang under Cecil Sharp were worth all the school chanteys that were ever written'.
It's a notion of music that's seen as intensely Jamaican, and in a way it is, but it's also drawing on sea chanteys and influences from all over the place.
Once a month, you can climb down into the hold of the Balclutha and listen to old sea chanteys.
Occasionally, Hand would lay down his pen and break into song, filling his chambers with "old Calvinist hymns, sea chanteys, and G[ilbert] S[ullivan] numbers.
The crew members remember Lennon singing sea chanteys as he steered the ship to safety.
Work: Sea chanteys are onboard working songs, the rhythm of which helps synchronize the repetitive movements of sailors.
Rachel and Becky Unthank will join an eclectic bill at The Sage Gateshead on Thursday for the Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys.
Nevertheless, this is a veritable treasure trove of blues, gospel, Stephen Foster, cowboy classics, sea chanteys, country favorites, work songs and other traditional staples.
A sea chantey (often spelt shanty) is a work song with a strong rhythm to which the sailors could haul the lines, hoist the sales, man the oars and so on.