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Across the western ocean (Episode 26 of 33, Part 2 of 2)
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British traditional singers John Roberts and Tony Barrand, along with Jeff Warner, Susan Warner and Davey Jones, sing sea shanties and tell stories of the Atlantic sailing packets of the late nineteenth century at WBAI's Free Music Store in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces Robert Makla from Friends of Prospect Park, who describes some points of interest in Prospect Park to the audience. The group performs Maggie May, Homeward and outward bound, Paddy West, The limejuice ship, Blow the man down, Heave away, me Johnnies, The banks of Newfoundland, and The seamen's hymn. Produced and recorded in stereo by WBAI's Music Department on July 9, 1972.
This recording was originally cataloged as BC0709.24B.
Date Recorded on:
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, 9 July 1972.
Date Broadcast on:
WBAI, 11 Sept. 1972.
2 reels (112 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1972.
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