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In this show there is new music from: Helen Dorothy - Bateleurs - Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts - The Albion Band - The Cecil Sharp Project - David Serby - Nick Tann - Ken Nicol - Acoustra - Red Kite Rising - Steve Blackstone - Phil Beer - The Saw Doctors.
A sailing ship - prime territory for shanty singing
There's some mystery history involving a shanty with Babba in The Story Behind The Song, and Ken Nicol reveals details of his new, Ouija board-inspired stage show, The Glass Chronicles!