sea chantey

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Noun1.sea chantey - a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
work song - a usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work
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The tracks are "Jennifer" (Reggie Young), "Jano" (Rale Micic), "Sophisticated Lady" (Greg Murphy), "What's New" (Terry Gibbs), "Alfie" (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio), "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio), "The Faction of Cool" (Jason Miles & Ingrid Jensen), "Whaling City Sound" (Greg Abate), "Kojak" (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People), "Meatsauce" (AGNZ), "Liberian Hummingbird" (Dave Liebman Group), "Receipt, Please" (Marcus Monteiro), "Last Song" (Steven Kirby), and "Lovely Ernestina" (New Bedford Sea Chantey Chorus).
"Land Ahoy" is a charming sea chantey, while "My Special Star" has a beautiful, lyrical melody.
The work will feature a song composed by the last princess of Hawaii with slack-key guitar, a Newfoundland sea chantey, a traditional song of the Maori and an arrangement of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." New this year, the concert choir will divide into smaller groups and sing selections from the Solo & Ensemble Festival.
The band Bloody Blackbeard kicked off the evening with original songs and sea chantey sing-a-longs.
Curry's slender but well-projected lyric tenor sailed through "A Wandering Minstrel I" with ease, navigating its shifting rhythmic demands as it goes from a ballad to a march to a sea chantey.
Captain Purplebeard and his scurvy, cutthroat crew hear a sea chantey that tells them of a treasure they long to find, hidden on a vanishing island.
Another sign of her confidence as a performer is the creativity, fire and respect with which she tackles the traditional song "Shady Grove" and adds a new ending to the old sea chantey "Shenandoah." Other covers include "Tennessee Waltz" and a take on from Judy Collins' arrangement of "Maid of Constant Sorrow."
Cheap to feed." After he purchases the cart and donkey Solly learns that the donkey only moves when a sea chantey is sung.
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.
("Under the Sea" would have been a more obvious scene-setting opener than the ho-hum sea chantey "Fathoms Below," expanded from a few throwaway bars in the film.) "Part of Your World" fares better despite Boggess being stuck in a plastic cave for most of it.
Verbinski said: "I slowly became fascinated by the idea of a contemporary reinterpretation of the sea chantey.
His delivery is wonderful, and he skewers the idea of generating doggerel for commercial use, as he creates a jingle "to be sung as a sea chantey" on the wonders of Viagra.