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The Keelers

The Keelers were set up in 1986 in time for the Newcastle Tall Ships' Race. The group continued as predominantly a shanty group for several years, doing all the main maritime festivals in England and several in Europe, notably Holland, Friesland, France, Germany, and Poland. During this time the group rose to seven with the joining of Danny McLeod and George Unthank.

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Lynn Noel

Paddle upriver with the voyageurs in their bark canoes from Old Montreal to the midsummer rendezvous on the banks of Lake Superior. Participatory songs in French, English, Gaelic, Ojibwa and Inuktitut celebrate the rich multicultural heritage of early Canada and the young United States.

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Nanne & Ankie

NA in Boulogne

 

Since the 70's Nanne and Ankie the pioneers of singing and looking for Maritime songs in Dutch and Fries.
Besides they have added own songs to this repertoire. Many of these songs are translated by singers from England, Scotland, France, Germany, USA and Polen

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Enkhuizen 4

 

Enkhuizen41The group Enkhuizen 4 + 1 is a group of friends who are active in seasongs and shanties since 2004.
Mainly they sing in the languages Dutch and English.
The group consist of: Hans Weehuizen, Zeegers and Inez Postma, Rob Keene and Erik van der Pluijm. Mainly the group has performances in the Netherlands but has made several performances in England yet.
The name originated as Enkhuizen 4 untill Erik joined the group and it changed the name into enkhuizen 4 + 1. For the last 1½ year it is not possibly for Erik to join the group as much as he would like to and so the group is back to 4
All members of Enkhuizen 4 are active in other shanty- and/or sea song groups. For accompaniment they use gitar, concertina and bones and a lot of songs are sung in acapella.