Rhythm Bones have long been associated with the sea and the maritime. For a good article on this, read 'Bones at Sea' by Tim Reilly in online newsletters, RBP, Vol 5, Nos 1 and 2. Erik Ilott is a true shantyman, and listening to this song, you almost feel as if you are on-board and at sea. He plays three bones in each hand in a very unique style.
This album was copyrighted by Erik Ilott and Folk'sle Records of Bristol, England. We have searched for Folk'sle Records and cannot find them to ask permission to use this track. We offer it as a tribute to the late Erik Ilott.