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But we rarely think of the French in connection withsailor songs, while Englishmen, particularly Cecil Sharp,have made us familiar with these songs. Miss Colcord,herself born on the sea, a daughter of a master marinerand skillful chanteyman, writes – that while Englishmenor Irishmen "were admitted to rank ahead of the whiteAmericans as chanteymen, they in turn were far outstripped by the American Negroes – the best singers thatever lifted a shanty aboard ship."

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