cover art for the Maritime Folknet CD, "Making The Cut: Subtitle Text"Making The Cut:  Songs of the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Ballard Locks

A compilation of 16 songs, by Northwest performers, each looking at a different aspect of the Ballard Locks and shipping canal – all songs were winners of the “Making The Cut” songwriting contest held by Maritime Folknet to celebrate the centennial of building the Ballard locks (2017)

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1.     The Ballard Locks, Yo Ho  –  Vince Tougas
2.     The Waters Came Down  –  Tracy Spring
3.     Lift Me Up  –  Rob Kneisler
4.     Lost and Found at the Ballard Locks  –  Alex Exarhos
5.     Concrete and Steel  –  Justin Wood & Michael DiRoberts
6.     The Fish Ladder Song  –  Sheldon Rosevear
7.     Salmon Bay Charlie  –  Al Hirsch
8.     1916 Salmon Run  –  David Doll
9.     Lock It Up, Boys  –  Jan & Jim Zurcher
10.   Lock Me Through  –  Elsa Hay
11.   The Ballard Bridge  –  John Hayden
12.   Lock Your Heart to Me  –  Kyle Gresham
13.   The Night Keeper  –  Allie Kerr
14.   Clunk Go the Shovels  –  Mary Garvey
15.   The Chittenden Locks  –  Alice Winship
16.   Across the Lakes, July 4, 1917  –  Bob Morgan

All lyrics are copyrighted by their respective owners.

To use any of these songs for educational or non-profit purposes, at free or reduced cost, apply to Maritime Folknet. A written agreement is required prior to use. (In the unlikely event that Maritime Folknet is disbanded at some time in the future, apply to the copyright holder for an agreement.) For any other use of these songs, contact the copyright holder(s) for licensing.


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