Hal Willner is taking Rogue’s Gallery – Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys on the road this summer. The concerts will take place Dublin, London and Gateshead and we can confirm that Gavin will be taking part in all three shows. Tickets are available from the venues’ websites. 18 July 2008 – Grand Canal Square,…

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Come celebrate another successful year at St. Ann’s Warehouse with the world premiere of Hal Willner’s Rogue’s Gallery Live, a concert of selected pirate ballads, sea songs, & chanteys. As a Benefit for Arts at St. Ann’s, music producer Hal Willner will bring his signature gift for matching maverick musicians with extraordinary material. These ancient…

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USA Today: “Aside from a few duds (contributions from Lou Reed and Bryan Ferry seem more suited for a cruise soundtrack), this is premium booty, especially Bono’s A Dying Sailor to His Shipmate, Lucinda Williams’ Bonnie Portmore, Sting’s Blood Red Roses and tracks by Teddy Thompson, Jolie Holland, Joseph Arthur and Rufus Wainwright. The real…

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Hal Willner writes about recording Rogue’s Gallery on the Anti-website: ‘In London it started with Bryan Ferry & Nick Cave with Kate St. John and Warren Ellis wrangling the band together, Gavin Friday in Dublin, Joan as Policewoman in New York, & the great Jack Shit trio in Los Angeles.’ Anti also provided the liner…

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There were four old whores from Baltimore Drinking the blood red wine And all the conversation was “Yours is smaller than mine.” Chorus: Through me roly, poly, tickle my hole-y, Smell of my slimy slough, and drag your nuts across me guts, I’m one of the whorey crew. “You’re a liar,” said the first whore,…

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