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They were locals, lower-income people passing by on their way to their jobs, bike riders, and people from the surrounding shanties.
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Sea shanties are here to save usTrump was a center of gravity on Twitter.
After you’ve finished with the Wellerman, give “Sloop John B,” The Beach Boys’ own sea shanty adaptation, a listen.
If you’ve visited social media lately—and surely you haven’t because we’re all keeping good on our New Year’s resolutions—you’ve probably encountered a sea shanty.
It all started when Scottish musician Nathan Evans recorded a video performing a remarkably catchy rendition of “Wellerman,” a 19th century shanty of New Zealand origin.
Whether the task was rowing, hoisting sails or hauling nets, the hand-over-hand beat of sea shanties was intended to help sailors keep time with each other.
From thereon out, every time Evanss would post an original composition or cover of Chance the Rapper, requests for him to perform another sea shanty flooded his comments.
Over the past few days, seemingly everyone on TikTok and Twitter paused their conversations about the chaos of early January to discuss … sea shanties.
It was in full sight from the door of the little shanty in which Aunt Ri's carpet-loom stood.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They crossed the road, and entered the huge shanty, and stood apologetically near the door.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT

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