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-Bear Family Recordsr presents with 'Sea Conditions' a musical journey through time and across the sea. -32 Songs, all dealing with the elemental forces of the oceans and our longing, but also our concerns and respect. -Stylistically we encounter on our journey shanties (just can't be missing!), folk songs, wonderfully kitschy tunes from the tiki drawer, the singing of beguiling sirens and mambo grooves, country and pop hits and much more! -Petula Clark, the Kingston Trio, Pee Wee King, Hank Snow, the Easy Riders and many many others accompany us musically on our wild cruise - they all have plenty to tell about the hazards, the adventures and the glorious triumphs on the seven seas. -Producer Marc Mittelalcher has compiled relevant information about each song for the illustrated booklet. The recordings were assembled from the best possible sources and carefully edited. Mankind has always been mesmerized by the ocean - by water in general - sensing that all life came from the sea, even before contemporary science came up with a proof. And yes, life as we cherish it is often at stake when gigantic waves interfere with our little whimsy dreams, plans, and pursuits. Nevertheless, the ocean's fluidity, depth, vastness, and sheer power have inspired humankind to create great poetry, mythologize the vast waters, and build religions and pantheons of heroes around them. Before mankind could fly, before there was outer space, and our kind had the technology to launch our mortal shell into the realms beyond, there was the lure of the seven seas. Polynesians, Vikings, Phoenicians, and many other peoples traveled the daring deserts of water to explore, trade, dominate and answer our ever-present need for change. It is no wonder that man tried to portray the miracles, adventures, horrors, and beauty in song - to get a grasp, brag, immortalize, enjoy, and entertain.
-Bear Family Recordsr presents with 'Sea Conditions' a musical journey through time and across the sea. -32 Songs, all dealing with the elemental forces of the oceans and our longing, but also our concerns and respect. -Stylistically we encounter on our journey shanties (just can't be missing!), folk songs, wonderfully kitschy tunes from the tiki drawer, the singing of beguiling sirens and mambo grooves, country and pop hits and much more! -Petula Clark, the Kingston Trio, Pee Wee King, Hank Snow, the Easy Riders and many many others accompany us musically on our wild cruise - they all have plenty to tell about the hazards, the adventures and the glorious triumphs on the seven seas. -Producer Marc Mittelalcher has compiled relevant information about each song for the illustrated booklet. The recordings were assembled from the best possible sources and carefully edited. Mankind has always been mesmerized by the ocean - by water in general - sensing that all life came from the sea, even before contemporary science came up with a proof. And yes, life as we cherish it is often at stake when gigantic waves interfere with our little whimsy dreams, plans, and pursuits. Nevertheless, the ocean's fluidity, depth, vastness, and sheer power have inspired humankind to create great poetry, mythologize the vast waters, and build religions and pantheons of heroes around them. Before mankind could fly, before there was outer space, and our kind had the technology to launch our mortal shell into the realms beyond, there was the lure of the seven seas. Polynesians, Vikings, Phoenicians, and many other peoples traveled the daring deserts of water to explore, trade, dominate and answer our ever-present need for change. It is no wonder that man tried to portray the miracles, adventures, horrors, and beauty in song - to get a grasp, brag, immortalize, enjoy, and entertain.
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Format: CD
Label: BEAR FAMILY
Rel. Date: 09/30/2022
UPC: 4000127175632

Sea Conditions: Swell Songs And Shanties / Various
Artist: Sea Conditions: Swell Songs And Shanties / Various
Format: CD
New: Available $20.99
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DISC: 1

1. The Four Lads - Blue Tattoo
2. Fletcher Henderson ; His Orchestra - Tidal Wave
3. The Roger Wagner Chorale - Earlye in the Morning (Drunken Sailor)
4. The Kingston Trio - the Tattooed Lady
5. Jimmie Driftwood - Driftwood at Sea
6. Pee Wee King ; His Golden West Cowboys - Fisher's Hornpipe
7. Terry Gilkyson with the Mello Men - Mackerel Fleet
8. The Kingston Trio - Blow Ye Winds
9. The Roger Wagner Chorale with Harve Presnell - Fifteen Men on Dead Man's Chest
10. Jimmie Driftwood - Santy Anny-O
11. Hank Snow - la Paloma
12. Petula Clark - Sailor
13. The Easy Riders - Life on the Ocean Waves
14. The Kingston Trio - Bonny Hielan' Laddie
15. Charles Trenet - la Mer
16. The Easy Riders - the Sea Is Green
17. Jimmie Driftwood - Sailing Away on the Ocean
18. Martin Denny - the Enchanted Sea
19. Gary Mills - Treasure Island
20. The Kingston Trio - Coast of California
21. Jimmie Driftwood - Sailor, Sailor Marry Me
22. The Roger Wagner Chorale - Sailing, Sailing
23. The Easy Riders - Rollin' Home
24. The Kingston Trio - Blow the Candle Out
25. Jimmie Driftwood - the Ship That Never Returned
26. The Easy Riders - Windjammer
27. The Roger Wagner Chorale - Erie Canal
28. Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers - My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
29. The Kingston Trio - Haul Away
30. The Easy Riders - Eddystone Light
31. The Kingston Trio - with You My Johnny
32. Leonard Warren - the Drunken Sailor

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-Bear Family Recordsr presents with 'Sea Conditions' a musical journey through time and across the sea. -32 Songs, all dealing with the elemental forces of the oceans and our longing, but also our concerns and respect. -Stylistically we encounter on our journey shanties (just can't be missing!), folk songs, wonderfully kitschy tunes from the tiki drawer, the singing of beguiling sirens and mambo grooves, country and pop hits and much more! -Petula Clark, the Kingston Trio, Pee Wee King, Hank Snow, the Easy Riders and many many others accompany us musically on our wild cruise - they all have plenty to tell about the hazards, the adventures and the glorious triumphs on the seven seas. -Producer Marc Mittelalcher has compiled relevant information about each song for the illustrated booklet. The recordings were assembled from the best possible sources and carefully edited. Mankind has always been mesmerized by the ocean - by water in general - sensing that all life came from the sea, even before contemporary science came up with a proof. And yes, life as we cherish it is often at stake when gigantic waves interfere with our little whimsy dreams, plans, and pursuits. Nevertheless, the ocean's fluidity, depth, vastness, and sheer power have inspired humankind to create great poetry, mythologize the vast waters, and build religions and pantheons of heroes around them. Before mankind could fly, before there was outer space, and our kind had the technology to launch our mortal shell into the realms beyond, there was the lure of the seven seas. Polynesians, Vikings, Phoenicians, and many other peoples traveled the daring deserts of water to explore, trade, dominate and answer our ever-present need for change. It is no wonder that man tried to portray the miracles, adventures, horrors, and beauty in song - to get a grasp, brag, immortalize, enjoy, and entertain.
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