Sea Shanties are aThing Again

Sea shanties are a thing again…

Although Wellerman is not technically a sea shanty, it’s become pretty entertaining and hopefully brings attention and resources to our maritime history. Apparently the Library of Congress recorded a lot of these from retired sailors in New York City.

David Coffin has been waiting his whole life for this moment!

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If any of you have Sirius XM, look up Shantytok. It’s an interesting special they have done with folklorist Steve Winick.