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Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys

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Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys
Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedFebruary 19, 2013
Recorded2012
GenreFolk
Sea shanty
LengthDisc 1: 70:54
Disc 2: 73:10
Total length: 144:04
LabelANTI- / Epitaph Records
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]
BBCPositive[4]
The Boston GlobeMixed [5]
Consequence of SoundC–[6]
The Guardian4/5 stars[7]
The IndependentPositive [8]
NME6/10[9]
PopMatters7/10 stars[10]
Record Collector3 stars[11]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[12]

Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys is a compilation album of sea shanties and the follow-up to Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys. The concept is the same as it was on the first album: artists representing a variety of genres perform cover versions of sea shanties.[3][13]

Track listing[edit]

All songs traditional, except where noted.

Disc One
No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Leaving of Liverpool" Shane MacGowan4:01
2."Sam's Gone Away" Robyn Hitchcock2:45
3."Bamboo (River Come Down)"Herbert Haufrecht, Dave Van RonkBeth Orton6:17
4."Row Bullies Row" Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl w/ Jack Shit4:07
5."Shenandoah" Tom Waits w/ Keith Richards4:02
6."Mr. Stormalong" Ivan Neville4:06
7."Asshole Rules the Navy" Iggy Pop w/ A Hawk and a Hacksaw2:04
8."Off to Sea Once More" Macy Gray5:01
9."The Ol' OG" Ed Harcourt3:26
10."Pirate Jenny"Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc BlitzsteinShilpa Ray w/ Nick Cave & Warren Ellis7:30
11."The Mermaid"Patti SmithPatti Smith & Johnny Depp2:25
12."Anthem for Old Souls"Chuck E. WeissChuck E. Weiss4:30
13."Orange Claw Hammer"Don Van VlietEd Pastorini3:17
14."Sweet and Low"Patrick FerrisThe Americans3:29
15."Ye Mariners All" Robin Holcomb & Jessika Kenney4:24
16."Tom's Gone to Hilo" Gavin Friday & Shannon McNally4:50
17."Bear Away" Kenny Wollesen & the Himalayas5:35
Disc Two
No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Wedding Dress Song/Handsome Cabin Boy" Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention2:36
2."Rio Grande" Michael Stipe & Courtney Love w/ Jack Shit2:47
3."Ship in Distress" Marc Almond2:29
4."In Lure of the Tropics"Mac Rebennack, Clarence Leonard HayDr. John5:01
5."Rolling Down to Old Maui" Todd Rundgren3:46
6."Jack Tar on Shore" Dan Zanes w/ Broken Social Scene3:10
7."Sally Racket" Katey Red & Big Freedia w/ Broken Social Scene2:57
8."Wild Goose" Broken Social Scene6:10
9."Flandyke Shore" Marianne Faithfull w/ Kate and Anna McGarrigle3:09
10."The Chantey of Noah and his Ark (Old School Song)" Ricky Jay6:18
11."Whiskey Johnny" Michael Gira2:16
12."Sunshine Life for Me"George HarrisonPetra Haden w/ Lenny Pickett3:44
13."Row the Boat Child" Jenni Muldaur2:35
14."General Taylor" Richard Thompson w/ Jack Shit3:53
15."Marianne" Tim Robbins w/ Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs4:20
16."Barnacle Bill the Sailor" Kembra Pfahler3:31
17."Missus McGraw" Anjelica Huston5:08
18."The Dreadnought" Iggy Pop & the Elegant Too2:32
19."Then Said the Captain to Me (Two Poems of the Sea)"Mary Margaret O'HaraMary Margaret O'Hara1:48

Track information[edit]

There are two songs that have been released previously to this compilation. The instrumental medley "Wedding Dress Song/Handsome Cabin Boy" by Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention was recorded between 1962 and 1972 and first released as part of the 1998 compilation album Mystery Disc.[14] Secondly, Marianne Faithfull's "Flandyke Shore" featuring sisters Anna & Kate McGarrigle was originally released on Faithfull's 2008 cover-album Easy Come, Easy Go. [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys by Various Artists". Metacritic. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  2. ^ "Critic Reviews for Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys". Metacritic. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  3. ^ a b Steve Leggett (2013-02-19). "Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-04.
  4. ^ "Music - Review of Various Artists - Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys". BBC. 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  5. ^ "CD REVIEW: Various Artists, 'Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys". The Boston Globe. 2013-02-18. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  6. ^ Madden, Michael (2013-02-20). "Various Artists – Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys | Album Reviews". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  7. ^ Robin Denselow. "Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys – review | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  8. ^ Andy Gill (2013-02-22). "Album review: Various Artists, Son of Rogue's Gallery (Anti-) | Reviews | Culture". The Independent. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  9. ^ "NME Reviews - Various Artists - 'Son Of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys'". Nme.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  10. ^ "Various Artists: Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys". PopMatters. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  11. ^ "Son Of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs And Chanteys - Record Collector Magazine". Recordcollectormag.com. 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  12. ^ Hermes, Will (2013-02-19). "Various Artists Son of Rogue's Gallery Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  13. ^ "Music - Review of Various Artists - Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys". BBC. 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  14. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1998-09-15). "Mystery Disc - Frank Zappa | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  15. ^ Thom Jurek. "Easy Come Easy Go - Marianne Faithfull | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-05-04.

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