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Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski Assembling Rock Legends for Pirate Compilation Album

December 6, 2012 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris

NME reports that Johnny Depp, director Gore Verbinski, and producer Hal Willner are assembling a group of rock legelds for the pirate themed compilation album called Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys. The album is meant to be similar to the 2006 release, Rogue’s Gallery.

The album will be a 36 track double CD released on February 18, 2013 on the Anti- label. Featured on the album will includ the likes of Tom Waits featuring Keith Richards, Iggy Pop featuring A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Patti Smith and Johnny Depp, Beth Orton, Shane MacGowan, Michael Stipe and Courtney Love, Dr John, Marianne Faithfull and Broken Social Scene.

Here is a complete tracklisting for the album:

CD 1

Shane MacGowan – “Leaving of Liverpool” [ft. Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski]
Robyn Hitchcock – “Sam’s Gone Away”
Beth Orton – “River Come Down”
Sean Lennon – “Row Bullies Row” [ft. Jack Shit]
Tom Waits – “Shenandoah” [ft.Keith Richards]
Ivan Neville – “Mr Stormalong”
Iggy Pop – “Asshole Rules the Navy” [ft. A Hawk and a Hacksaw]
Macy Gray – “Off to Sea Once More”
Ed Harcourt – “The Ol’ OG”
Shilpa Ray – “Pirate Jenny” [ft. Nick Cave and Warren Ellis]
Patti Smith and Johnny Depp – “The Mermaid”
Chuck E Weiss – “Anthem for Old Souls”
Ed Pastorini – “Orange Claw Hammer”
The Americans – “Sweet and Low”
Robin Holcomb and Jessica Kenny – “Ye Mariners All”
Gavin Friday and Shannon McNally – “Tom’s Gone to Hilo”
Kenny Wollesen and The Himalayas Marching Band – “Bear Away”

CD 2

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – “Handsome Cabin Boy”
Michael Stipe and Courtney Love – “Rio Grande”
Marc Almond – “Ship in Distress”
Dr John – “In Lure of the Tropics”
Todd Rundgren – “Rolling Down to Old Maui”
Dan Zanes – “Jack Tar on Shore” [ft. Broken Social Scene]
Sissy Bounce (Katey Red and Big Freedia) – “Sally Racket” [ft. Akron/Family]
Broken Social Scene – “Wild Goose”
Marianne Faithfull – “Flandyke Shore” [ft. Kate and Anna McGarrigle]
Ricky Jay – “The Chantey of Noah and his Ark (Old School Song)”
Michael Gira – “Whiskey Johnny”
Petra Haden – “Sunshine Life for Me” [ft. Lenny Pickett]
Jenni Muldaur – “Row the Boat Child”
Richard Thompson – “General Taylor” [ft. Jack Shit]
Tim Robbins – “Marianne” [ft. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs]
Kembra Phaler – “Barnacle Bill the Sailor [ft. Antony, Joseph Arthur, and Foetus]
Angelica Huston – “Missus McGraw” [ft. The Weisberg Strings]
Iggy Pop and Elegant Too – “The Dreadnought”
Mary Margaret O’Hara – “Then Said the Captain to Me (Two Poems of the Sea)”

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