“Russian Sing for Heaving the Anchor”


Tune only, no text. According to Hugill, Russian seaman had few real shanties and apart from the songs quotes by Smith there is nothing in the literature.


  1. Hugill, p. 572, "Russian Sing for Heaving the Anchor" (1 tune only, no text-quoted from Smith)
  2. BI, Hugi572


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1888 (L.A. Smith, _Music of the Waters_)
Found in: Russia