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Off To Sea Once More
Composer: Traditional

Off To Sea Once More was performed by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman in the 1990's.

Thought to originate from the 1880s. The song also occurs with the titles Go To Sea No More, Shanghai Brown, Dixie Brown and Jack Wrack.

The notes in the Shady Grove booklet credit the Ewan MacColl version of the song released on Thar She Blows!: Whaling Ballads and Songs as the source of the Garcia/Grisman version.



Jerry Garcia recordings

info Shady Grove, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, 1996
info Grateful Dawg Soundtrack, David Grisman / Jerry Garcia / Various Artists, 2001

Other recordings

info The Singing Sailor, Ewan MacColl, A. L. Lloyd, Harry H. Corbett, 1956
info Thar She Blows!: Whaling Ballads and Songs, A.L. Lloyd and Ewan MacColl, 1957
no info Shanties & Fo'c'sle Songs, A.L. Lloyd and Ewan MacColl, 1957
no info Songs of Yankee Whaling, Bill Bonyun, 1960
info Off to Sea Once More, A.L. Lloyd and Ewan MacColl, 1963
no info Leviathan!, A. L. Lloyd, 1967
no info At it Again, The Dubliners, 1968
no info Joe Hickerson, Joe Hickerson, 1970
no info Them Liverpool Judies, Craig Morton, 1973
no info Mud Acres: Music Among Friends, Various Artists (Happy Traum and friends), 1974
no info For a While, Ray Austin, 1975
no info Steady As She Goes: Songs And Chanties From The Days Of Commercial Sail, Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner and Fud Benson , 1977
no info Wind in the Rigging: A New England Voyage, Various Artists (Joe Houlihan/Jon Campbell/Phil Edmonds), 1985
no info The Dubliners, The Dubliners, 1988
no info Solo/Live, Steve Young, 1990
no info Steady As She Goes, Louis Killen with Jeff and Gerret Warner and Fud Benson, 1995
no info San Francisco Shanties, and Sea Songs of California's Gold Rush, Dick Holdstock & Tom Murphey, 1996
no info The Essential Collection, The Dubliners, 1997
no info Stormy Weather Boys, Roy Nash and Noel Dumbr, 1999
no info Off To Sea Once More, Lynn Stokes, 199?
no info Ditty Box Vol. 5: Mostly at Sea, Various Artists (Geoff Grainger), 19??
no info Original Dubliners, Dubliners, 2000
no info Shanties and Sea Songs From Way Out West, Carol & Dick Holdstock, 2000
no info Joe Hickerson with a Gathering of Friends, Joe Hickerson, 2002
no info Mermaids & Mariners, Anne Roos, 2004
no info Sea Shanties, Ian Giles, John Spiers, Jon Boden and Graham Metcalfe, 2004
no info Liverpool Connexions, Hughie Jones & Friends, 2005
no info The Essential, The Dubliners, 2006
no info Crofter's Revenge, Crofter's Revenge, 2006
no info Songs of the Sea, Pat Kelleher, 2007

 
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