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Leave Her Johnny, Leave Her: The Stories and Shanties of Hjalmar Rutzebeck

Hjamar Rutzebeck, Clark Branson and Morrigan
Leave Her Johnny, Leave Her: The Stories and Shanties of Hjalmar Rutzebeck

Hjalmar Rutzebeck, Danish-born author and singing sailor, narrates and sings on this collection of "exciting and often dubiously true" stories. (Rutzebeck's own adventures began when he was a 12-year-old stowaway on a ship bound for Greenland!) The title of the album refers to the sea shanty that traditionally was sung last on a voyage and vented the frustrations accumulated at sea. Accompanying Rutzebeck in song and narration is the musical group Morrigan. Liner notes include song notes and lyrics, biographies of Rutzebeck and the other artists, and historic photographs.

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