Single from the album, Drunken Sailor. Written by George Millar (Red Maddie Music / SOCAN)
The prequel to Drunken Sailor. After 3 or 4 weeks at sea, a bit of recreation was required and nature walks or church going, while noble and uplifting, were not necessarily part of it.
Twenty years ago, The Rovers hit, Wasn't That A Party confirmed them as the real authorities on the subject, literally - the song was written about them by Tom Paxton after he took part in one of their post-show parties. Whores and Hounds continues the tradition, but in their true Celtic style. See VIDEO
CD ReviewBlog Critics: You really couldn't ask for a more enjoyable collection of sea songs than Drunken Sailor. Buy it and play it any time your spirits need a lift!... read more