sea shanty


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sea shanty

n
(Music, other) same as shanty2
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The sea shanty extravaganza is one of the highlights of the annual Mersey River Festival.
Two sea shanty bands have been press-ganged into performing during the voyage.
The sea shanty `Theleaving of Liverpool' was perhaps written as a lament for the vanishing relics that were part of the city's history and heritage.
We wallow in it while everyone else moves on,leaving us to sing a sea shanty, with a cathedral to spare and a accent exceedingly rare
The whole family can put on period costumes, learn to hoist sails, haul anchor - while singing a sea shanty, of course - and load a cannon.
That's where the sea shanty comes into its own,and the prime reason why Liverpool can claim to be home to this particular form of song.
We know the song was originally a sea shanty called Johnny Todd which was adapted by Johnny Keating for the 1960s cop show Z-Cars, filmed in Kirkby, but we don't know when it was first played at Goodison.
Pete was booked to sing at a sea shanty and pirate ballad night in London's Barbican, alongside stars such as Shane McGowan.
While Mo is dashing around, Pilot Pete is worrying about Plane, as usual, and Fisherman Fin and Boat are writing a special sea shanty to sing to all the boys and girls down at the harbour.
Violin - a cross between a children's rhyme and a sea shanty - was followed by a song about alcohol, greeted with the usual Scottish cheer.
Swansea's maritime quarter will be full of the sounds of the sea this weekend when the city's annual sea shanty festival begins.
Performers from string quartets to sea shanty singers will entertain guests at 19 gardens, which will be open to the public around the villages of Kirkburton and Highburton.