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An Introduction to English Sea Songs and Shanties (pamphlet)

"An Introduction to English Sea Songs and Shanties" by David Atkinson was produced for the British Council by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS). The pamphlet contains useful information about English shanties and sea ballads and seafaring customs and beliefs. Also provided are the lyrics of 15 songs, including the very popular 'Blow the Man Down', 'Hanging Johnny' and 'Lowlands'. (1 MiB, PDF, 34 pages)

NOTE: Copyright © British Council and English Folk Dance and Song Society 2016. You are allowed to make copies of this material for non-commercial educational purposes. Permission must be sought from EFDSS for any other use of this material.

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  • Create Date Sunday 12th September 2021
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