shantyman

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shantyman

(ˈʃæntɪmən; ˈʃæntɪˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Professions) forestry a logger or lumberman
2. (Forestry) forestry a logger or lumberman

shantyman

(ˈʃæntɪmən; ˈʃæntɪˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Music, other) music nautical a sailor who has the lead vocal part in a sea shanty or call and response song
2. (Nautical Terms) music nautical a sailor who has the lead vocal part in a sea shanty or call and response song
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Hartman claimed that he and two other shantymen were now reading the Bible and praying every day, and he had "no doubt that before many days there will be more here added to those that have formed the straight and narrow road.
The line up includes Ioscaid, Tangerine Puppets, Rum & Shrub Shantymen, The Hennessys, Laura Connolly, David Oliver and Stewart Hardy.
While reading Doerflinger's Shantymen and Shantyboys, Bobby learned of Larry Gorman, the late nineteenth-century lumberman/songmaker who had lived in Bangor and Brewer in Maine.
She will cast off to a series of musical performances including Richard Grainger and the Endeavour shantymen.
Even on American ships Irish sailors were considered the best shantymen, though in time they were outstripped by African Americans.
Her next port of call is Grimsby and she will cast off to a musical salute from Richard Grainger and the Endeavour Shantymen.
Captain Cook pub, Durham Street, Middlesbrough, 8pm: Singalong with Francis Kendal and Geoffrey Richardson, Richard Grainger and the Endeavour Shantymen.
For two other studies of shanties, see William Main Doerflinger, Shantymen and Shantyboys: Songs of the Sailor and Lumberman (New York: Macmillan, 1951), and Roger D.
Invisible are the French and Irish youth who rivaled as shantymen in the woods, and the Irish rattsmen who were spring visitors to the city on a massive scale.
The ten-day event kicks off on Friday at the Captain Cook Inn, Staithes, with a free evening with Ian McNicol, Steve Dawes & Helen Pitt, The Endeavour Shantymen, Dick and Carol Holdstock (USA) and Richard Grainger starting at 8pm.
In his article "The Shantymen," Ian Radforth writes about the "rugged masculinity" of lumberers, a masculine identity that for some men included heavy drinking, carousing and fighting.
4) Voir Ian Radforth, <<The Shantymen,>> dans Paul Craven dir.