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Thread #126347   Message #2864077
Posted By: Lighter
14-Mar-10 - 04:45 PM
Thread Name: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
Subject: RE: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
Almost forgot:

1887 A. McKechnie, "Proosh," Star (Christchurch, N.Z.) (Aug. 24), p. 1.

1892 Hugh St. Leger, "Chanties," Black and White (London), p. 13.

1897 "Dead and Buried," Westminster Budget (London), (Aug. 20), p. 19.

1900 "Chanties," Boston Daily Globe (Sept. 16), p. 43.

1909 "'Sally Brown' Inspiriting Angel," Chicago Daily Tribune (July 4) E3. (Construction workers haul on block and tackle while the leader sets the pace by shouting the words "Sally Brown! Sally Brown!")

1909 "South Polar Exploration," Star (Christchurch, N.Z.) (Nov. 9), p. 1. (Sung by Scott's crew while raising masts.)

1913 "'Sea Songs' Not Sung by Sailors," Kansas City Star (Sept. 26), p. 12B.