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Ballad of Shillelagh O'Toole

Someday, somewhere...

Ireland's cruelest pirate wreaks blackthorn havoc upon the high seas until one fateful day when he meets a man whose shillelagh is bigger than his. Herein lies a Karmic life lesson to which certain People in High Places these days would do well to pay heed.

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Bound for the Rio Grande

New take on a classic favorite

This traditional song was often sung as a ship was departing. There are a number of variations on the lyrics... I've created one more to make it not only a sad song about departure, but also a hopeful song of returning home again.

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Cabin Boy

If I only knew then what I know now!

A comical ballad about the sad plight of a young lad who ran away to sea dreaming of a sailor's life of romance and adventure only to discover that reality falls short of youthful dreams - as it so often does!

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Cloudy and Cold

A Saint Petersgurg Shanty

A special shanty celebrating the city that I've called home for over 2 decades, and the super people who live there, honoring the innocent lives taken by a terrorist bomb on April 3, 2017.

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