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The Captain's Collection 2 CD's

by Billy Bones

Steel drums and a ghost laughing....the high distant lilt of the Irish pipe, SAIL magazine calls Billy Bones, the Northwest Poet with this 2 CD package of 24 new songs written and performed by a Caribbean Sea Captain.
Genre: Folk: Modern Folk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Wee lil'-di-do a Rum
4:10 $0.99
2. Pegleg
3:45 $0.99
3. Pirate Moon
3:36 $0.99
4. Davie Jones
1:51 $0.99
5. Dead Men Tell No Tales
3:04 $0.99
6. Snorkel Tortola
2:15 $0.99
7. Hurricane
4:01 $0.99
8. Billy Bones
2:52 $0.99
9. Water Color Islands
3:28 $0.99
10. West by the Cliff
3:06 $0.99
11. Wind on the Beam
4:11 $0.99
12. Let's Sail Away
3:26 $0.99
13. Tomorrow's Memories
3:58 $0.99
14. Hag of the Sea
3:17 $0.99
15. Clean Shirt On
3:44 $0.99
16. Pipe 'em In
2:06 $0.99
17. You Keep It Hot
4:22 $0.99
18. Gold! Gold!
3:00 $0.99
19. Korabuska
1:26 $0.99
20. Young Sailor's Dream
4:24 $0.99
21. Ghost Memories
3:59 $0.99
22. Someday Sometown
3:29 $0.99
23. Danny Boy
2:23 $0.99
24. That's All I Need
4:25 $0.99
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Album Notes
Captain Billy Bones, Lahaina, Hawaii

Like pages torn out of "Treasure Island" the CD song titles "Pegleg" "Deadmen Tell No Tales" "Wee Lil' di-do a Rum" and "Pirate Moon" sail you away you on a haunting melodic dream.

"The Captain's Collection - His Sea Ballads" performed on an old English concertina (a sailor's button accordion), 100-year-old fiddle, guitar and Irish 10-penny flute. with haunting, original songs about rowing for the whale on the run, Pirates, beautiful women, Hurricanes and buried treasure. You will tresure this 2 CD pack in your car or on the boat.

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USCG Merchant Marine Master, Captain Billy derives his music from his salt sea life. His father was US Navy fighting for liberty thru all of WWll, his great-grandfather was Captain Charles Fangman, master of tall ships from 1860 to 1881. Billy Bones has over 26 years in the charter trade in the Pacific Northwest and the Caribbean, Bones is now almost making a living on Maui, writing and performing his unique style of maritime music.

With his anchor set for a while in Hawaii, he has the longest-running original, singer / songwriter show on Maui, performing for six years at the world famous Pioneer Inn on the waterfront in old Lahina. The PI is the oldest bar/ hotel in all of Hawaii with real harpoons hanging on the walls and a large classic painting of three naked women. Arrrr! Just the kine of place to hoist a pint and recall the wild and wonderous days of hunting the great Baleen whale.

Billy Bones has performed for U.S. Navy conventions on the mainland, at the Maui County Fair, many years at the Seattle Folklife Festival, boat shows, and in dark musty corners of waterfront bars on mini tours in four countries. SAIL magazine recognizes him as "the Northwest Poet" and has included his music in their "Essential Gear for Sailors" catalog for 7 years.

For booking information or to actually sail with him in the Caribbean or Pacific Northwest you can contact him directly at: (360) 739-1814 www.captainbillybones.com



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Barbara A. Korn

I loved this CD. In a Gordon Lightfoot/Mac Davis style, the words were amazing a
Billy Bones combines the sashbuckeling of the pirate songs with the gentle, romance of the sailing songs. The words are great and the varity of instruments is refreshing!