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Boarding Party
Fair Winds and a Following Sea

Tommy's Gone to Hilo
The Old Peacock
Let the Bullgine Run
Mauling Live Oak
Soran Bushi
Hudson River Steamboat (Allison)
Come Along Down
Go It, Jerry
Starbuck's Complaint (Boarding Party)
Randy Dandy O
C'est L'Aviron
Coming Down the C & O (Eberhart)
Saltpetre Shanty
Heise, All (Eberhart)
One More Day
Lowlands Away
Survivor Leave (Stevens)

After a singing "voyage" of over twenty years, sea chantey-singing male quartet (originally a quintet) The Boarding Party, Jonathan, Bob, K.C. and Tom have come ashore to treat us to a 17-song collection of their authentic, testosterone-soaked songs of the sea. A couple of the chanteys, like "Comin' Down The C&O," "Hudson River Steamboat" and "The Old Peacock," are lightly, and nicely accompanied by guitar, harmonica and banjo. Some of our favorites are the poignant "Tommy's Gone to Hilo," "Let The Bullgine Run," "Mauling Live Oak," "Come Along Down," "Starbuck's Complaint," "Randy Dandy O," "C'est L'Aviron," "Saltpetre Shanty," "One More Day," "Lowlands Away" and "Survivor Leave." These are rare and wonderful, authentic songs, some of which would have "died in the Folk archives" if the group hadn't discovered them and created music for them. We enjoyed every minute of "Fair Winds and a Following Sea!"

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