Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)
Last updated: 03.09.21
p_tawney.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Cyril Tawney was an English singer-songwriter and a proponent of the traditional songs of the West of England, as well as traditional and modern maritime songs.
He was born in Gosport, Hampshire and joined the Royal Navy at the age of sixteen, serving for thirteen years, mostly in submarines. Whilst in the RN he developed his lifelong interest in English traditional music. On leaving the RN in 1959 he became a full-time professional musician and broadcaster both on radio and television.
Among his songs are:
The Ballad of Sammy's BarThe Oggie Man
Cheering the Queen[On a British Submarine]On a Monday Morning
Chicken on a RaftSally Free and Easy
Diesel and ShaleStanley the Rat
The Grey Funnel LineThe Suit of Grey
Five-foot FlirtThere Are No Lights On Our Christmas Tree
The Lean and Unwashed Tiffy 
Websites:
url15.gif Cyril Tawney Description by wickipedia.org  

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Books:
book15.gif  book15.gif   Grey Funnel Lines Cyril Tawney flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
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cd15.gif  Baby Lie Easy  
cd15.gif  Between Decks  
cd15.gif  Children's Songs from Devon and Cornwall   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Down Among the Barley Straw  
cd15.gif  Down the Hatch   flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  I Will Give My Love  
cd15.gif  In Every Port  
cd15.gif  In Port   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  In the Naval Spirit  
cd15.gif   Little Boy Billee  
cd15.gif  Live at Holsteins: Chicago 1981   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Man of Honour   CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  A Mayflower Garland   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Nautical Tawney   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Navy Cuts   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  The Outlandish Knight  
cd15.gif  Round the Buoy  
cd15.gif  Sailor's Delight  
cd15.gif  Sally Free and Easy  
cd15.gif   Seamen Bold  
cd15.gif  The Song Goes on   flag15uk.gif
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youtube15.jpg The Ballad of Sammy's Bar (4:21) The Ballad of Sammy's Bar
youtube15.jpg Five Foot Flirt (3:19)
youtube15.jpg The Oggie Man (3:09)