Trendy Sea Shanties

Trendy Sea Shanties

The Lisa Show

Cooking with Kids and Sea Shanties

Episode: Cooking with Kids and Sea Shanties

  • Mar 22, 2021 12:00 pm
  • 15:47 mins

Tik Tok really blew up this past year, and with it, we’ve been seeing some... interesting new trends. Most recently—sea shanties. That’s right, these swashbuckling tunes have been making a big wave online. One video of Nathan Evans singing “The Wellerman” has even been viewed over fifteen million times! So, sea shanties might not be high up on your playlists right now, but maybe they should be. Here to tell us more about the history of sea shanties and why they’ve become so popular recently is an expert in music and maritime history, Mary Malloy.