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One of the most popular ways to celebrate the summer is to head towards the water. This week we’ll focus on a collection of songs related to maritime life and work. We’ll hear selections from Lou Killen, Waterson-Carthy, Dan Milner, Steeleye Span and many more. So come aboard for some great nautical music … this week on The Sing Out! Radio Magazine.

Episode #18-28: Down to the Sea
Host: Tom Druckenmiller

Artist/”Song”/CD/Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer”(excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle / Smithsonian Folkways
Yankee Clipper / “Keel-Hauling Medley” / Hauling Home / Honeybee
Louis Killen / “All Things Are Quite Silent” / Ballads and Broadsides / Topic
The Boarding Party / “The Sailor's Alphabet” / 'Tis Our Sailing Time / Folk-Legacy
Deby Benton Grosjean et al / “The Flowing Tide-The Gypsies-The Roaring Hornpipe” / Celtic Voyage / Gourd

Mick Hanly / “The Good Ship Delerious” / Homeland / Celtic Connections
Anne Briggs / “Standing on the Shore” / The Time Has Come / Water
The Watersons / “The Greenland Whale Fishery” / Early Days / Topic
The Dicey Doh Singers / “The Sloop John B” / Classic Maritime Music / Smithsonian Folkways
Yankee Clipper / “The Red Star Line-The Garden Gate” / Hauling Home / Honeybee

Waterson Carthy / “Captain Kidd” / Fishes and Fine Yellow Sand / Topic
Dan Milner / “All For Me Grog-Parnell's March” / Irish Pirate Ballads and Other Songs of the Sea / Smithsonian Folkways
Steeleye Span / “Saucy Sailor” / Below the Salt / Shanachie
Cyril Tawney / “Chicken on a Raft” / Navy Cuts / ADA
Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer”(excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle / Smithsonian Folkways