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Maritime Folk Songs: from the Collection of Helen Creighton

Various Artists
Maritime Folk Songs: from the Collection of Helen Creighton

Helen Creighton collected maritime songs remembered by an older generation of Canadians, mainly from Nova Scotia, between 1928 and 1954. Many are home recordings, but what they may lack in quality they make up for in authenticity. In addition to songs of the sea, the unaccompanied singers tell of the supernatural, of love and the beauties of the land.

Track Listing

101
Drimindown Ernest Sellick 1:56
102
Plains of Waterloo Amos Jollimore 6:28
103
When I Wake in the Morning Angelo Dornan 1:26
104
He's Young but He's Daily A-Growing Nathan Hatt 1:46
105
Jimmy Went A-Hunting Louis Boutilier 2:37
106
Catherine Etait Fille Laura McNeill 2:42
107
Peggy Gordon Grace Clergy 2:51
108
What Harm Has Jesus Done You? Charles Owens 3:22
109
My Gallant Brigantine Mrs. Edward Gallagher 4:07
110
Young Riley Mrs. Edward Gallagher 3:59
201
On Board of the Victory Grace Clergy 2:13
202
All 'Round My Hat Neil O'Brien 2:19
203
I Dyed My Petticoat Red Porter Brigley 0:55
204
Òran de Cheap Breatainn (Gaelic) Jon Ranny McKeigan 3:16
205
A Maid I Am in Love Mrs. Stan Marshall 2:56
206
In Cupid's Court Grace Clergy 4:22
207
Kelly the Pirate David Slauenwhite 2:11
208
Harbour Grace(Diddling) Burton Young 1:10
209
Young Beichan(Lord Bateman) David Slauenwhite 11:48

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