Sting, Bono, Lou Reed, Bryan Ferry, John C. Riley, Richard Thompson, Loudon Wainwright III, Lucind Williams, Nick Cave, Jolie Holland and many more to be listed...
ďThe ocean: Itís all about the vast blue that engulfs two thirds of the planet. The human being cast against that abyss creates an interesting bit of perspective. I think the sailors of the time were dancing with death, and these were their tunes. They resonate with people on some internal level that is not immediately obvious because itís not in our memory, itís in our blood. It operates on a cellular level. Itís what makes us feel so alone.Ē
Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys