Monday, September 15, 2014

Music Break: Admiral Benbow

Read up on the fascinating and exciting story of Admiral John Benbow! This song, which first appears in the early eighteenth century but remained in the sailors' repertoire well into the next, gives a thrilling account of Benbow's last battle. Here it is performed in a nineteenth century style:

This may have to hold us for a while. I'll be taking some time to go back through old posts and update them with larger images, more zoomed in details, and direct links with attribution to the original source.

We are also working to update the design of the blog, to have a more professional and visually appealing take.

Keep checking back and weigh in on what you think can be done to improve this blog!

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