The Sea Shanty

Sea Shanties

I have had this topic as one of 21 ideas in my draft folder for some time and the plan was to release it for International Talk Like a Pirate Day Sept 19, 2020, but I never got around to writing it. I thought about getting to it after I saw the movie about the singing group Fisherman’s Friends as well. Now, sea shanties are making news thanks to Nathan Evans and Tik Tok, Youtube and other social media, so it’s time to jump on the bandwagon!
I have mentioned before I have a friend of Irish descent, and the classic Irish drinking songs are closely related to (if not a few of them considered) sea shanties themselves. Add to this that I’m half Newfoundlander on my mother’s side, also – my close friend from a Haven Port in the UK so I’m somewhat familiar with the genre.

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