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  1. Blow the Man Down
  2. Bound for the Rio Grande
  3. Lowlands
  4. Whup! Jamboree
  5. Tom's Gone to Hilo
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  1. Blow the Man Down
  2. Bound for the Rio Grande
  3. Lowlands
  4. Whup! Jamboree
  5. Tom's Gone to Hilo
  6. A-Roving
  7. Good-Bye, Fare Ye Well
  8. What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor?
  9. The Shaver
  10. Stormalong, John
  11. Swansea Town
  12. Haul Away Joe
  13. Shenandoah
  14. Santy Anno
  15. The Drummer and the Cook
  16. Spanish Ladies
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A renewal of popular interest in sea shanties coincided with the commercial folk craze. Country, folk, and pop artist from Jimmie Driftwood to the Norman Luboff Choir recorded entire albums of seafaring songs, and in 1961 the Men of the Robert Shaw Chorale did the same. Because Shaw's chorus was primarily a classical music ensemble, its interpretations of watery favorites like "Blow the Man Down" and "What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor" are very reserved, polished and precise. None of Driftwood's rowdiness and humor ...

Sea Shanties 1999, RCA

UPC: 090266352821

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