Sea Shanties

2022-11-27T20:55:30-05:00

Sea Shanties Sea shanties are songs or chants used on ships  to synchronize the men on board ships as they worked. The rhythmic cadence of the shanty was necessary when a strong unified force was needed when pulling anchor or raising sails. The songs also brought a feeling of solidarity to the crew and uplifted the spirits of the sailors. Download Portland Town Schooner Fare sings about Maine's oldest lighthouse station - Portland Head Light. Squid Jiggin' Ground Written by Arthur Scammell (1928) and sung by Schooner Fare, [...]