Cymbals Eat Guitars – And the Hazy Sea from Why There Are Mountains (2009)
The Dirty Three with Cat Power – Great Waves from Cinder (2005)
The Be Good Tanyas – Ship Out On the Sea from Chinatown (2003)
Bruce Cockburn – All the Diamonds in the World from Salt, Sun and Time (1974)
Afro Celt Sound System – Dark Moon, High Tide from Volume 1: Sound Magic (1996)
Adam And The Ants – Jolly Roger from Kings Of The Wild Frontier (1981)
Chris Whitley with Billy Martin and Chris Wood – The Crystal Ship from Perfect Day (2000)
Jane Siberry – Sail Across the Water from When I Was a Boy (1993)
Islands – Where There’s a Will There’s a Whalebone from Return to The Sea (2006)
Eliza Carthy – The Rolling Sea from Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys (2006)
Adrian Crowley – Electric Eels from Long Distance Swimmer (2007)
Roger Hodgson – Land Ho from Hai Hai (1987)
Robert Wyatt – Shipbuilding re-released on His Greatest Misses (2005)
The Pogues – The Wake of the Medusa from Hell’s Ditch (1990)
Burning Sensations – Belly Of The Whale from Burning Sensations (1983, out of print)
Richard Thompson – Johnny’s Far Away from Sweet Warrior (2007)
Big Country – The Sailor from The Seer (1986)
Daniel Lanois – Fisherman’s Daughter from Acadie (1989)
Tom Waits – Ocean Doesn’t Want Me from Bone Machine (1992)
Hector Zazou with Suzanne Vega and John Cale – The Long Voyage from Songs From The Cold Seas (1995, out of print)
Shearwater – Red Sea, Black Sea from Palo Santo (2006)
The Bevis Frond – Drowned from New River Head (1991)

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Jack Feerick — editor, proofreader, freelance know-it-all, and three-time Jeopardy! champion — lives with his family and three two one cat somewhere in upstate New York, where he plays in a rock 'n' roll band and occasionally runs his mouth on local radio. You can listen to more of his work on Soundcloud, if you like.

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