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Various Artists / Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, And Chanteys
Album:Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, And Chanteys Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:02/2007
Label:Anti- 

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Add Date:2007-04-01 Pull Date:2007-06-03 
Week Ending:3 Jun27 May20 May13 May6 May22 Apr15 Apr8 Apr
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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2007-04-02 
contemporary reinterpretation of the sea chantey by BONO, STING, NICK CAVE, BRYAN FERRY, LOU REED, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III, RICHARD THOMPSON, GAVIN FRIDAY, VAN DYKE PARKS, ANDREA CORR and RUFUS WAINWRIGHT and more
****1: 7:14 fast strumming guitar Tuvan throat chanty, Bill Frisell guitar, Eyvand . . Kang flue & violin, Great throat vocal
2: 4:12 Richard Thompson vocal, nice guitar, slow, about lost culture on an island off . Scotland's coast.
****3: 1:38 classic ballad "My Son John" about a man who lost a race with a . . . . cannonball.
FCC 4: 2:49 Nick Cave vocal, FCC @ 0:46-0:47 Mother fucker FCC @1:04, fucked up FCC @1:34, & 1:43 fucking, nice slow song. FCCs
5: 4:21 slow vocal
****6: 2:29 great vocal - a drunk in the alley, call & response intro, mid to fast.
7: 3:35 slow, Brian Ferry vocal about a cruel sea captain
8: 2:54 Robin Holcomb vocal, slow great back up musicians.
9: 2:21 Instrumental, Bill Frisell guitar with ambient loops, slow picking.
**10: 4:01 Joseph Arthur vocal, lots of busy instruments in background, cool sound, about Barbary pirates
11: 4:10 male vocal, slow, big instrumentation behind vocal.
FCC 12: 0:50 great sound FCC several times, distorted vocal cool sound.
***13: 2: 44 Sting vocal,about Napoleonic wars great vocal & backup instruments
14: 2:53 male vocal & guitar, slow
15: 3:25 mom & son duet, real slow
****16: 4:39 Fantastic ballad great vocal, great instrumentation
****17: 4:48 fem vocal, perspective of woman onshore about going to sea great vocal & instrumentation, mid tempo.
18: 2:22 male vocal with chorus, slow ballad about superstitions
19: 1:27 male vocal, one of the oldest chantys.
****20: Bono, a haunting ballad.
21: 3:35 fem vocal, slow & low minimal instrumentation.
22: 2:57 instrumental, slow and mournful
23: 3:05 a poem set to music, beautiful vocal, horns in @ 1:50 a saw is dominate instrument

CD 2
***1: 1: 54 fast male vocals about Napoleon Bonaparte with pounding drums & guitars.
****FCC 2: 3:14 FCC@ 0:19 sucking a dead man's penis FCC@ 0:28-0:29 shovel shit, FCC@ 2:55 sucking a dead man's penis, fast male vocal cool song
3: 2: 33 fem vocal, slow, violin, harmonium & trombone backup.
4: 3:15 Nick Cave vocal, slow, great low instrument noodling background (Bill . . . Frisell guitar, Eyvand Kang flue & violin).
5: 2:35 Brian Ferry vocal, mid tempo.
***6: 5:25 male vocal, very nice instruments in background
**7: 2:43 fast male vocal & chorus, good foot stomping tune.
**8: 1:33 spoken word wit fiddle
9: 3:58 female a cappella
10: 3:44 male vocal with omp pah pah band sound.:
***11: 3:44 classic song, male vocal, distorted sound ( cool sound ), bass, slow
12: 6:05 distorted sound ( cool sound) intro. then male vocal, piano, drum, slow.
13: 3:28 nice male vocal, big instrument backup.
***14: 5:18 male vocal, gravelly voice, great guitars, about mermaids
15: 4:40 male vocal, mid tempo, classic whaleing song
16: 2:30 Sting vocal, slow, minimal keyboard
17: 4:52 great fem vocal, slow, big instrument backup.
****18: 7:10 male vocal, slow, then big fast rock instrumentation, great sound, .. . cool story.
***19: 5:30 Lou Reed vocal & guitar, slow vocal.
***20: 5:33 male vocal , slow, story about eating the cabinboy when . . .. . .. .. shipwrecked.
D Farrell 03/2007


Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Baby GrampsCape Cod Girls
2.Thompson, RichardMingulay Boat Song
3.Reilly, John C.My Son John
4.Cave, NickFire Down Below
5.Wainwright Iii, LoudonTurkish Revelry
6.Old Prunes, TheBully In The Alley
7.Ferry, BryanThe Cruel Ship's Captain
8.Holcomb, RobinDead Horse
9.Frisell, BillSpansih Ladies
10.Arthur, JosephHigh Barbary
11.Thompson, Mark AnthonyHaul Away Joe
12.Thomas, DavidDan Dan
13.StingBlood Red Roses
14.Thompson, TeddySally Brown
15.Wainwright, Rufus & Kate McgarrigleLowlands Away
16.Friday, GavinBaltimore Whores
17.Mccarthy, ElizaRolling Sea
18.Neuwirth, BobHaul On The Bowline
19.BonoDying Sailor To His Shipmates
20.Williams, LucindaBonnie Portmore
21.Carthy, Martin & The Uk GroupThe Mermaid
22.Greene, Richard & Jack ShitShenandoah
23.O'hara, Mary MargaretThe Cry Of Man
24.Shit, JackBoney
25.Wainwright Iii, LoudonGood Ship Venus
26.White MagicLong Time Ago
27.Cave, NickPinery Boy
28.Ferry, Bryan With AntonyLowlands Low
29.Akron / FamilyOne Spring Morning
30.Carthy, Martin & FamilyHog Eye Man
31.Jay, Ricky & Richard GreeneThe Fiddler / A Drop Of Nelson's Blood
32.Corr, AndreaCaroline And Her Young Sailor Bold
33.Reilly, John C.Fathom The Bowl
34.Thomas, DaveDrunken Sailor
35.Harcourt, EdFarewell Nancy
36.Ridgway, StanHanging Johnny
37.Baby GrampsOld Man Of The Sea
38.Parks, Van DykeGreenland Whale Fisheries
39.StingShallow Brown
40.Holland, JolieThe Grey Funnel Line
41.Cocker, JarvisA Drop Of Nelson's Blood
42.Reed, LouLeave Her Johnny
43.Steadman, RalphLittle Boy Billy