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Old 17-02-2018, 10:30   #1
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Seafarer’s Songs

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CSNY “Wooden Ships”
CSN “Southern Cross”
Led Zep “Down By the Seaside”
Neil Young “Four Winds” “Captain Kennedy”
Doobie Bros “Flying Cloud” “Daughters of the Sea” “Mamoloi” “White Sun”
Heart “Soul of the Sea” “Dreamboat Annie” “Mistral Wind”
Pink Floyd “Take It Back”
Santana “Song of the Wind”
Sade “Paradise”
Paul Simon “Dazzling Blue” “Slip Sliding Away”
Loggins and Messina “Vahevala”
Beatles “Yellow Submarine”
Elton John “Where To Now St Peter” “Madman Across the Water” “Harmony”
Enya “Caribbean Blue” “Orinoco Flow”
Rod Stewart “Sailing”
Grand Funk Railroad “I’m Your Captain”
Blues Image “Ride Captain Ride”
Donovan “Atlantis”
Yes “Don’t Kill the Whale” “The Fish”
Moody Blues “Ride My See-Saw”
Grateful Dead “Lost Sailor”
Little Feat “Sailin’ Shoes”
Little River Band “It’s A Long Way There”
Loreena McKennitt “Skellig”
Robert Plant “Ship of Fools”
Styx “Come Sail Away”
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Old 17-02-2018, 11:10   #3
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Re: Seafarer’s Songs

This one count?



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Surprised you don't have this one.. always stirs the solo sailing urge in me.. just come back once a year..



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Re: Seafarer’s Songs

One of the best - "Cool Change" by Little River Band...it's like my signature song.

"Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Gordon Lightfoot...a classic

Also for a fun one don't forget "Whale of a Tale" sung by Kirk Douglas in Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. It's a hard one for me to play and sing but I'm working on it.
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Brandy, by Looking Glass
Sail, AWOLnation
Planet Caravan, Pantera.
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No mention of Jimmy Buffett?
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Re: Seafarer’s Songs

(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding

I reckon Otis is best

But these guys are also pretty good
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Old 17-02-2018, 21:18   #10
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Kate Rusby's "Sleepless Sailor" is not really a sailing song. It's more of an "evening at anchor with a bottle of Islay single malt" song.

And although way overdone, this Larson's boat promo with her song in the background is hard not to like if you've spent 50+ years around small boats - like me. I think they've got my old 1960's Evinrude outboard....I was eight years old and it was as hard to start as the outboard I've got today on the RIB

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Brandy, by Looking Glass
Sail, AWOLnation
Planet Caravan, Pantera.

Wow, I can't believe I forgot about "Brandy." I love that song.

I was even considering it for my boat name, but decided I liked the name she came with, and went with tradition !
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Old 18-02-2018, 09:51   #12
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Re: Seafarer’s Songs

Thank you, everyone.
On a hunch I looked deeper into Stephen Stills, and found a little gem, “The Lee Shore”
https://youtu.be/Bn7aBAjyMac
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Jimmy Buffett - Son of a Son of a Sailor

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Iron and Wine

"The Sea and The Rhythm"

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Guy Clark "Boats To Build"
Practically anything by Gordon Bok, but you can start with
"Peter Kagan and the Wind"
Gordon Lightfoot "Christian Island"
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