Note: Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. Chorus sings in parallel harmony. Performance includes some instances of trumping or doption (i.e., rhythmic inhaling sometimes used to induce trance) and handclapping throughout.
About the session: This session features predominantly leader/chorus singing of chanteys (sailor songs), story songs (Nancy stories), pass-play (a game typically played by unmarried teenagers), and other genres. In his field log, Alan Lomax names a number of individuals who participated in this session and (unless otherwise specified by Lomax) they are all listed as "possible" performers.
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