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Sailing specific songs

I'm going winter crazy already.

There are a few threads like this, but I'm trying to collect songs specifically about sailing or sailors. Not fav songs while sailing, we've done that.

Doesn't matter the era or genre or even if you like them, I will sort them out. Beaches, oceans, and particularly stinkpots don't count. The song needs to be about sailing or sailors, but it doesn't have to be in the title.

Here are a few to get started. Got any?? Its going to be a long winter.........

Come sail away - Styx
Cool change - Little River Band
Soul of a Sailor - Kenny Chesney
Sailing - Christopher Cross
Sail Away - Randy Newman
Sail On - Commodores
Son of a son of a Sailor - Jimmy Buffet
Brandi - Looking glass
Sloop John B - Beach Boys


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Cabin fever already here in NY as well Check out Gordon Bok. Gordon Bok Official Site

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Lyle Lovett - "If I had a boat".
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Lyle Lovett - "If I had a boat".
That song cracks me up.


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Ship - Fred Eaglesmith


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Ditto on Lyle.
Best lyrics ever:
"Kiss my ass, i bought a boat, I'm going out to sea..."

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Split Enz, 6 months in a leaky boat:


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Re: Sailing specific songs

These are not strictly sailing but here is our list:

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Gordon Lightfoot
Message in a bottle-- TYhe Police
Yellow Submarine-- Beatles
Calypso-- John Denver
Love theme from Titanic-- Kenny G
Down Under-- Men at Work
Bridge over troubled Water-- Simon and Garfunkle
Beyond the Sea-- Bobby Darren
Captain of a Shipwrek-- Neil Diamond
Octopuss's Garden-- Beatles
Into the Ocean-- Blue October
as well as some previously listed.

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