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Songs & Sounds of the Sea


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White sails gleaming, the Shenandoah slices through calm North Atlantic seas off the coast of New England while Lou Killen, Joe Hickerson, Tony Barrand, Tony Saletan, David Jones, and Cliff Haslam absorb atmosphere for the songs they will sing and record later on deck and in the ship's main saloon. Built expressly for passenger service, the Shenandoah was designed, constructed, and fitted out to follow faithfully mid-19th-century patterns, from the form of her hull and rigging down to the gimbaled tables, potbellied stove, brass kerosene lamps, and mahogany pump organ gracing her saloon.


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