Classic Maritime Music
The maritime musical tradition encompasses an ocean of songs from people who have lived and worked on the water. Onboard are Smithsonian Folkways favorite singers Dave Van Ronk and the Foc’sle Singers, Lead Belly, and Paul Clayton and many more. Classic Maritime Music takes you from the folk songs of Martha’s Vineyard down to the Bahamas and beyond. Compiled and annotated by Jeff Place with extensive liner notes, these thirty-two tracks including Roll Alabama Roll (The Alabama), Shenandoah, The Sloop John B, Rio Grande, All for Me Grog, A Hundred Years on the Eastern Shore, Married to a Mermaid, Boney, and Homeward Bound.