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Thread #126347   Message #2840482
Posted By: Lighter
15-Feb-10 - 07:35 PM
Thread Name: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
Subject: RE: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
Specifically, Meacom supplied the "chantie" texts, but Whidden's experience concurs that shanty singing was widespread in N.O. in the early '50s.