One of the most poignant performances on the disk is "Across the Western Ocean," one of the Five Sea Chanties
Navy bands, established in the early 1800s, have a rich history from sea chanties
on the decks of USS Constitution in 1825 to entertaining the crowds at present-day presidential inaugurations.
All those pirates - including Jack Sparrow, ladies - who have been milling around New Orleans Square singing sea chanties
, posing for pictures and insulting tourists as only pirates can will now be permanently stationed on Tom Sawyer's Island.
As we sailed through our project, we listened to sea chanties
, and read excerpts from books about "life at sea.
Designing and completing an ocean mural, telling sea stories, singing sea chanties
, going on a field trip to the beach
Judging from the premiere episode, a pirate romp featuring klezmer, reggae, traditional sea chanties
and lots of characters saying ``aaaaaar,'' the show is going to be difficult to dislodge from your brain once you've watched it.