Cyril Whittle

baritone and Shanty band leader

this page first published by John Wright, 14 Nov 1999
last update 10 Jan 2012vintage@r2ok.co.uk

Introduction

I have been contacted by Paul Whittle, the son of Cyril Whittle, and am gathering together any information on his father's career and recordings.

Maybe we can build up a full discography of Cyril Whittle. So far Paul and Bill Dean-Myatt have submitted the following information:

CYRIL WHITTLE'S SHANTY PARTY, under the direction of Cyril Whittle of the Seven Seas Club
[talking, sound effects, male solo voice, male chorus]
Recorded London, ca Jan/Feb 1930
WE-3905-2Rio Grande - a capstan shantyParlophone E-6425
WE-3906-1Blow The Man Down - a haliard shantyParlophone E-6425

Cyril Whittle's Shanty Band :-
Parlophone R 1102  Rolling Home & Hame Dearie, Hame / Whisky & Hanging Johnny

Cyril Whittle, Baritone
Dominion Records A 140  Nothin' At All / Leanin'

Please e-mail John Wright if you have any information on Cyril Whittle or his recordings.


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