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Bat Goddess September Press Room [NH] Shanty Sing (10) RE: September Press Room [NH] Shanty Sing 16 Sep 18

Smallish session but we had fun, got a lot of songs sung, and kept both the bar and the dining room entertained.

The crew was me, Linn (aka Bat Goddess), Charlie (nom de Mudcat Charley Noble), Hutch, Dianne, Don Hale, Gail & Jim Finn, and listeners Don Young and MaryPat.

We seemed to have an ongoing theme of shipwreck or near shipwreck -- not planned.

What we sang --
1. Heave Away, My Johnny - Don Hale
2. Talcahuana Girls - Linn
3. Fall Down, Billy O'Shea - Hutch
4. The Rosabella - Dianne
5. Bound Away (Liverpool Packet) - Charlie
6. Home, Dearie, Home - Linn
7. recitation: Tale of the Kennebec Mariner - Hutch
8. The Katahdin's Battle With the Gale - Charlie
9. Sonny's Dream - Gail Finn
10. Fire Down Below ("fetch a bucket of water, girls" version) - Don
11. Haul Away, Joe - Jim Finn
12. The Nervous Wreck of Edna Fitzgerald (Camille West) - Linn (brucing it again)
13. Lukey's Boat - Hutch
14. Never Turn a blind Eye To the Storm - Charlie
15. Jeannie C. - Dianne
16. Banks of Sicily - Hutch
17. Baidin Fheilimi - Jim
18. Jamestown Homeward Bound - Don
19. Dunbarton's Drums - Dianne (demonstrating the song to Gail)
20. Lee Fore Brace - Charlie
21. Backside of Nantucket Point - Linn
22. That's the Ticket - Gail
23. Bold Riley - Don
24. A Pier Head Chorus - Charlie
25. Shawnee-town - Hutch
26. The Bad Bob Lee - Charli
27. south Australia - Jim
28. Boozing - Dianne
29. Knickerbocker Line - Linn
30. Old Zeb - Hutch
31. Soon May the Wellerman Come - Don
32. Bonnie Bunch of Thyme - Dianne
33. Stormalong, Stormy, Stormalong - Charlie
34. The Cat Came Back (with nautical verse) - Charlie
35. Rowdy Soul - Hutch

I'll have to continue this tomorrow.


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