Women's Voices at Sea

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Mon, 03/01/2021 - 5:30am to 7:00am
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Sea shanties and sea songs have been getting a lot of attention recently, partly because they are sturdy songs that can be sung with gusto. Any number of people can sing them together, and spontaneous harmonies just add to the richness of the singing experience. This episode of Folk Espresso, “Women’s Voices at Sea,” celebrates female voices singing shanties and sea songs.

Local and regional musicians in this episode include Broadside; Pilots of Tiger Bay; The Pyrettes; The Cutters; Kate Power; William Pint & Felicia Dale; The Vashon Sessions; Spinnaker; Mary Garvey; Victory Music; SeaStar.

Other musicians in the episode include Kate Rusby; The Silver Darlings; Talitha Claypool Nelson; Debra Cowan; She Shanties; The Wailin' Jennys; Jean Redpath; The Johnson Girls; Cindy Kallet; Maria Fairchild; The Barbary Ghosts.

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Episode Playlist

  • Time
    5:32
    Artist
    Broadside
    Song
    Come Down Roses
    Album
    Divas of the Dockside (2003)
    Label
    Broadside
  • Time
    5:36
    Artist
    The Johnson Girls
    Song
    Fire Maringo
    Album
    On the Rocks
    Label
    Folk-Legacy Records
  • Time
    5:38
    Artist
    The Silver Darlings
    Song
    Randy Dandy O
    Album
    Randy Dandy O
    Label
    http://silverdarlingsshanty.co.uk/
  • Time
    5:41
    Artist
    Victory Music
    Song
    Fisherman's Song (Sung by Theresa Morgan)
    Album
    Victory Sings at Sea
    Label
    Victory Music (Seattle)
  • Time
    5:45
    Artist
    The Barbary Ghosts
    Song
    Hog Eye Man
    Album
    The Ghost of the William Grey
    Label
    The Barbary Ghosts
  • Time
    5:48
    Artist
    Maria Fairchild
    Song
    Who Will Go With Me
    Album
    Who Will go With Me?
    Label
    Indi
  • Time
    5:50
    Artist
    Cindy Kallet
    Song
    We Rigged Our Ship
    Album
    Working on Wings to Fly
    Label
    Folk-Legacy Records
  • Time
    5:52
    Artist
    The Johnson Girls
    Song
    Hilo Johnny Hilo
    Album
    On Deck and Below
    Label
    Folk-Legacy Records
  • Time
    5:55
    Artist
    Jean Redpath
    Song
    The Song Of The Seals
    Album
    Song Of The Seals
    Label
    Philo
  • Time
    6:00
    Artist
    Pilots of Tiger Bay
    Song
    High Barbary
    Album
    By the Tale
    Label
    Pilots of Tiger Bay (Seattle)
  • Time
    6:04
    Artist
    SeaStar
    Song
    The Little Western
    Album
    Never Go Back
    Label
    SeaStar
  • Time
    6:07
    Artist
    Mary Garvey
    Song
    Tall Trees
    Album
    Northwest Tugboat Tales
    Label
    Maritime Folknet
  • Time
    6:09
    Artist
    The Vashon Sessions (Penka Jane)
    Song
    Soon May the Wellerman Come
    Album
    The Vashon Sessions - Vol. II
    Label
    https://www.thevashonsessions.com/
  • Time
    6:15
    Artist
    The Wailin' Jennys
    Song
    Saucy Sailer
    Album
    40 Days
    Label
    Red House
  • Time
    6:17
    Artist
    She Shanties
    Song
    Waiting for the Day
    Album
    Futtock Shrouds
    Label
    She Shanties (England)
  • Time
    6:20
    Artist
    Spinnaker
    Song
    Haul Away for Roseyo/Go Down You Blood Red Roses
    Album
    One Fine Day (2002)
    Label
    Spinnakerband (Portland, OR)
  • Time
    6:30
    Artist
    William Pint & Felicia Dale
    Song
    The Wild Goose Shanty
    Album
    Seven Seas
    Label
  • Time
    6:32
    Artist
    Debra Cowan
    Song
    The Rainbow
    Album
    Women and the Sea
    Label
    https://debracowan.com/
  • Time
    6:36
    Artist
    Talitha Claypool Nelson
    Song
    Ballad of a Female Shanty Singer
    Album
    Fast Folk Musical Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 4 - Boston One
    Label
    Fast Folk Musical Magazine
  • Time
    6:40
    Artist
    Kate Power
    Song
    Islander
    Album
    Dancing in the Kitchen
    Label
    Kate Power
  • Time
    6:46
    Artist
    The Cutters
    Song
    Rant and Roar
    Album
    Live Aboard the Wawona (1997)
    Label
    Skookumchuck Music
  • Time
    6:49
    Artist
    The Pyrettes
    Song
    Cape Cod Blues
    Album
    Sea Fever
    Label
    Margot Productions LLC
  • Time
    6:53
    Artist
    The Silver Darlings
    Song
    John Kanaka
    Album
    John Kanaka
    Label
    http://silverdarlingsshanty.co.uk/
  • Time
    6:56
    Artist
    Kate Rusby
    Song
    Bold Riley
    Album
    Hourglass
    Label
    Pure Records
  • Time
    6:59
    Artist
    William Pint & Felicia Dale
    Song
    The Clumsy Lover
    Album
    Port of Dreams
    Label

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