chantey chantey

Definition(s):

  • (n) a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Pilot Haddock recalled a chantey by which student aviators in the Navy were taught the rudiments of safe flying, each verse pointing a moral.
  2. The sound track blares the black, lurching music of the chantey, Shenandoah.
  3. The song Jo Jo's Jacket is a vague tribute to Yul Brynner, and The Hook may be the first indie-rock pirate chantey.

News

  • PowPAC hosts seaworthy fundraiser

    Hoist the anchor and set your sails for PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre’s “Anchors, Barnacles and Chanteys” fundraiser, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 at the theater, 13250 Poway Road in the Lively Center.
    on October 19, 2013     Source: Pomerado Newspaper Group

Quotes

  • Commenting on the album, Verbinski said: "I slowly became fascinated by the idea of a contemporary reinterpretation of the sea chantey. I imagined the artists that I listen to and respect doing their take on this age-old music: the song of the sea."
    on Jun 21, 2006 By: Gore Verbinski Source: RTE.ie

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