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Sea shanties, revisited: Maine couple resurfaces works thought lost to time

Fred Gosbee, left and Julia Lane, who record as Castlebay. The pair spent a decade researching works of music thought lost to time, which they're now releasing as a book.
Keith Shortall
Fred Gosbee, left and Julia Lane, who record as Castlebay. The pair spent a decade researching works of music thought lost to time, which they're now releasing as a book.

After a decade of research, a couple from Maine has just published a book, Songs of Ships & Sailors, comprised of folk songs from their region that have been rarely heard for roughly 80 years.

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Corrected: February 17, 2022 at 12:00 AM EST
The book referenced in this post was originally identified at Songs of the Sea — it is Songs of Ships & Sailors.