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The Black Freighter / Pirate Jenny

[words Bertolt Brecht, music Kurt Weill]

Steeleye Span recorded this stark song from Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's Threepenny Opera for their tenth album Storm Force Ten and on their subsequent farewell live album Live at Last!. It was also recorded in 1966 as Pirate Jenny by both Isla Cameron for her self-titled album Isla Cameron and by Judy Collins for her album In My Life.


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