Various Artists | Songs of the Sea

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Songs of the Sea

by Various Artists

Being an island and surrounded by the ocean it is no wonder that the sea plays an important part in the lives of everyone who lives in Newfoundland and our songs reflect that.
Genre: Folk: Sea Shanties
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1. Cliffs of Baccalieu Chris Andrews
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3:19 $0.99
2. Theresa Maria Fine Crowd
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3:34 $0.99
3. Bound Down For Newfoundland Tom Boland
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4:37 $0.99
4. Make & Break Harbour Shanneyganock
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4:10 $0.99
5. The Loss of the Marion Simani
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3:18 $0.99
6. Barrett's Privateers The Irish Descendants
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4:18 $0.99
7. Towards the Sunset The Government Rams
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8. Heave Away The Punters
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9. Lukey's Boat Mark Hiscock, Patrick Moran, Chris Andrews & Mike Kinsella
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2:53 $0.99
10. Mary Ellen Carter Arthur O'Brien
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4:55 $0.99
11. Greenland Whale Fishery The Celtic Connection
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3:19 $0.99
12. Shoals of Herring Shanneyganock
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3:27 $0.99
13. The Tiny Red Light Janet Cull
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Being an island and surrounded by the ocean it is no wonder that the sea plays an important part in the lives of everyone who lives in Newfoundland.

Along with all the good that comes from the sea there is also tragedy. Our seafaring men & women spend their lives making a living from the sea and these songs represent topics that are always prevalent in our everyday lives.

Whether it’s “The Loss Of The Marion” which tells of tragedy at sea, “The Mary Ellen Carter” about the rising of the ship from it’s watery grave, “Barrett’s Privateers” about piracy and the many other topics about the sea and its perils and joy. All these represent what is dealt with on an ongoing basis for the people of this island.


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