Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys

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Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released August 22, 2006 (US)
August 21, 2006 (UK)
Recorded 2004 - 2006
Genre Folk
Sea shanty
Length Disc 1: 77:27
Disc 2: 79:53
Total length: 157:20
Label ANTI-
Producer Hal Willner
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys is a compilation album of sea shanties performed by artists representing a variety of genres, ranging from pop musicians like Sting and Bryan Ferry, to folk musicians, including Richard Thompson and Martin Carthy.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc One[edit]

  1. "Cape Cod Girls" – Baby Gramps – 7:14
  2. "Mingulay Boat Song" – Richard Thompson – 4:13
  3. "My Son John" – John C. Reilly – 1:38
  4. "Fire Down Below" – Nick Cave – 2:50
  5. "Turkish Revelry" – Loudon Wainwright III – 4:21
  6. "Bully in the Alley" – Three Pruned Men (The Virgin Prunes) – 2:30
  7. "The Cruel Ship's Captain" – Bryan Ferry – 3:35
  8. "Dead Horse" – Robin Holcomb – 2:54
  9. "Spanish Ladies" – Bill Frisell – 2:22
  10. "Coast of High Barbary" – Joseph Arthur – 4:02
  11. "Haul Away Joe" – Mark Anthony Thompson – 4:10
  12. "Dan Dan" – David Thomas – 0:50
  13. "Blood Red Roses" – Sting – 2:44
  14. "Sally Brown" – Teddy Thompson – 2:54
  15. "Lowlands Away" – Rufus Wainwright & Kate McGarrigle – 3:25
  16. "Baltimore Whores" – Gavin Friday – 4:40
  17. "Rolling Sea" – Eliza Carthy – 4:49
  18. "The Mermaid" – Martin Carthy & The UK Group – 2:23
  19. "Haul on the Bowline" – Bob Neuwirth – 1:29
  20. "A Dying Sailor to His Shipmates" – Bono – 4:44
  21. "Bonnie Portmore" – Lucinda Williams – 3:36
  22. "Shenandoah" – Richard Greene & Jack Shit – 2:58
  23. "The Cry of Man" – Mary Margaret O'Hara – 3:06

Disc Two[edit]

  1. "Boney" – Jack Shit – 1:55
  2. "Good Ship Venus" – Loudon Wainwright III – 3:15
  3. "Long Time Ago" – White Magic – 2:35
  4. "Pinery Boy" – Nick Cave – 3:15
  5. "Lowlands Low" – Bryan Ferry & Antony – 2:35
  6. "One Spring Morning" – Akron/Family – 5:25
  7. "Hog Eye Man" – Martin Carthy & Family – 2:44
  8. "The Fiddler" – Ricky Jay & Richard Greene – 1:34
  9. "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" – Andrea Corr – 3:58
  10. "Fathom the Bowl" – John C. Reilly – 3:44
  11. "Drunken Sailor" – David Thomas – 3:44
  12. "Farewell Nancy" – Ed Harcourt – 6:06
  13. "Hanging Johnny" – Stan Ridgway – 3:28
  14. "Old Man of the Sea" – Baby Gramps – 5:18
  15. "Greenland Whale Fisheries" – Van Dyke Parks – 4:41
  16. "Shallow Brown" – Sting – 2:30
  17. "The Grey Funnel Line" – Jolie Holland – 4:53
  18. "A Drop of Nelson's Blood" – Jarvis Cocker – 7:10
  19. "Leave Her Johnny" – Lou Reed – 5:30
  20. "Little Boy Billy" – Ralph Steadman – 5:33

Producers[edit]

Son of Rogues Gallery[edit]

A follow-up album Son of Rogues Gallery was released 19 February 2013.[3] [4]

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