Mudcat Café message #1883748 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #96348   Message #1883748
Posted By: Amos
12-Nov-06 - 10:36 AM
Thread Name: Why do our songs last so long ?
Subject: RE: Why do our songs last so long ?
There are hundreds of chanteys and work-songs in the Angl o tradition built on call and response, Aziz. One of the best known is "Haul Away, Joe". Another is "Hullabaloo-Belay". A faster-haul chanty is "Whoop Jamboree".

There's nothing about them of the "sit back and listen" style.

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