Fisherman’s Friends sing at Cornwall Tall Ships Regatta 2014.
Sound View Media were lucky enough to film the Fisherman’s Friends, at the 2014 Falmouth to Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta. Singing in the event square, the world renowned group were in Falmouth to celebrate the 2014 Tall Ships Regatta. See them here singing `Blow the Man Down’:
Based in Port Issac Cornwall’s the Shanty singers are a group of fishermen, lifeboatmen and coastguards (as well as builders, artisans, hoteliers, and shop keepers) in Port Isaac who gather to sing daily through out the Summer months to sing traditional Cornish sea shanties as well as other traditional folk songs from all over the world. There’s no gang leader, no choir master and no holds barred in the singing of The Fisherman’s Friends. They’ve known each other since childhood and learnt their powerful brand of Cornish harmony singing at the local Methodist chapel where the group get together with a crate of ale and a good deal of bonhomie to rehearse their repertoire and try out new songs. Sounds that have graced not only the Port Isaac, but the Royal Albert Hall and the BBC Folk Awards, where their harmony singing greeted guests in the foyer. For more information see:
For More on our videos from the Tall Ships regatta see our blogs :