Sung by Cliff Haslam and John Millar in 1976 at Mystic Seaport, this album features traditional maritime songs from the 18th century. Mystic Seaport, a non-profit corporation, was formed in 1972 "for the purpose of developing a Colonial/Revolutionary period Seaport Museum on the historic waterfront of Newport, Rhode Island." One of Seaport’s activities included weekly performances of Sea Shanties on the deck of the frigate "Rose" (one of their two Revolutionary ships) which are here preserved in this collection. See liner notes for detailed history of each song.
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