gcoover Posted June 16, 2019 Share Posted June 16, 2019 (edited) Be ye not confused - there are now two different pirate song books available on Amazon (and Button Box and Red Cow) - Pirate Songs, and Pirate Songs for Concertina. Note the subtle difference, yeah? The first one is brand new and is concertina-neutral and only shows musical notes and lyrics (suitable for all instruments and all singers), and the second one is the Anglo-specific one you know already. Same songs and tunes in both (up to 75 now), and same format which has been updated and expanded so all the music and lyrics for the songs are conveniently on facing pages. Of course, in order to make it all work I had to add some additional songs - "Old Billy Riley", "Padstow Farewell", and "Rolling Down the Bay to Julianna". So, if you have a previous version and would like copies of these three new songs just let me know. Also, if you have the very first version without "Grogg Mayles" from Sea of Thieves (and three other songs), then send me a PM with your email address and I'll be happy to provide. And yes, the new Sailor Songs for Concertina book has 88 completely different songs and tunes for Anglo, and will soon have a more generic version available too. FYI, the tunes in the pirate book tend to be a little simpler and more can be played on a 20-button (maybe 80% with a few adjustments). I've also started posting videos of the tunes on YouTube, just search for the "angloconc" channel or "Pirate Songs" or "Sailor Songs" playlists. I know, it seems like there's an almost endless supply of pirate and sailor songs - and that's a good thing! I can't even begin to tell you how much I've enjoyed working on these books, even if it has taken longer because I keep stopping to just enjoy playing the tunes. Hope you like them too! Gary Edited June 16, 2019 by gcoover 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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