Concert: Sea Chanteys with Littlefield and Morneault

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A duo of folk music presenting ballads, the sea, and songs of local historical interest.

David Littlefield is a lifetime resident of Old Lyme and had worked many years at Mystic Seaport.  He is known for his scholarship on whaling and the history of the whaling ship the Morgan, as well as his songs about local businesses that supported or was supported by the shipping trades.  Joseph Morneault is the president of the Maritime Music & Tradition Society which features as its primary event the annual CT Sea Music Festival held in Essex, CT.  Jos is a social historian with a focus on the late 18th century, and can be regularly heard performing every Monday night at the Griswold Inn in Essex.



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