Sea Shanty Saturday: Chicken on a Raft

In honor of Southern Fried Scientist & Bluegrass Blue Crab’s new chickens, I give you the popular mock-shanty “Chicken on a Raft.” Written by British folk singer/songwriter/Royal Navy petty officer Cyril Tawney, the eponymous chicken is actually a fried or poached egg on a piece of toast, served cold and congealed. Ewww.

This is the classic a capella version by the Young Tradition:

Though I rather like this Irish-y one by the Black Brothers:

Miriam Goldstein (226 Posts)





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