Johnny Collins

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        From the soggy tale of "Chicken on a Raft" to the soggier story of "The Groggy Old Tailor," Johnny Collins is a specialist in singing shanties, sea songs, and maritime ballads. Since the mid-'50s, Collins has been active as both a performer in folk clubs and an organizer, and has made quite a few recordings of his repertoire. The nature of his songs of course draws him toward all things maritime, and Collins has appeared at such venues and festivals as the Maine Maritime Museum,... Read more

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