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Author Bryant, Jerry.

Title Roast beef of old England : traditional sailor songs from Jack Aubrey's navy / Jerry Bryant and Starboard Mess.

Published Dobbs Ferry, NY : ESS.A.Y Recordings, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Patrick O'Brian/Aubrey-Maturin series.
Patrick O'Brian/Aubrey-Maturin series.
Notes "A companion to the seafaring novels of Partick O'Brian. A collection of traditional songs from the heyday of the British Navy"--Insert.
Originally issued as a compact disc.
Program notes on container insert.
Songs performed a capella; jigs, hornpipes and reels performed on fiddle, pennywhistle, and flute.
Contents Spanish ladies -- Jolly sailor's true description of a man-of-war (to the tune of The brisk young butcher) -- Adieu, sweet lovely Nancy -- Saint Patrick's Day -- Warlike seamen -- First of June -- Drops of brandy -- Roast beef of old England -- Heart of oak -- Nancy Dawson -- Ben Backstay -- Sailor's hornpipe ;. Rickett's hornpipe -- Bay of Biscay-o -- Battle of the Nile (to the tune of The three butchers) -- Nelson's victory ;. Hull's victory -- Banks of the Nile ;. Sailor's cravat -- New sea song. (Sweethearts and wives) (to the tune of Spanish ladies) -- Pleasant and delightful -- Captain Barton's distress on the Lichfield (to the tune of The silk merchant's daughter) -- Chevy Chase -- Shannon and the Chesapeake -- Distressed men-of-war -- Sailor's jacket -- Don't forget your old shipmate.
Performers Jerry Bryant, lead vocal, pennywhistle, bones ; Starboard Mess (Eric Bryant, Sheldon Campbell, Peter Contrastano, Cliff Haslam, Geoff Kaufman, Payton Turpin) ; Ron Grosslein, fiddle, fife, flute.
Notes Recorded at Soundesign Studios, Brattleboro, VT.
Other author Starboard Mess (Musical group)
Subject O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000. Aubrey/Maturin novels -- Songs and music.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Songs and music.
Reels (Music)
Sea songs.
Songs, Unaccompanied.
Sound recordings.