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Sea shanties (singular "shanty", also spelled "chantey"; derived from the French word "chanter", 'to sing') were shipboard working songs. Some speculate that shanties may have been sung as early as the 15th century though there is little evidence to support this claim. The shanties that survived to be collected and preserved date from the 19th century through the days of steam ships in the first half of the 20th century.

In the days when human muscles were the only power source available aboard ship, sea shanties served a practical purpose: the rhythm of the song served to synchronize the movements of the sailors as they toiled at repetitive tasks. They also served a social purpos ...
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TO THE SEA IN SHIPS!   (by Audiverse )
Audiverse Hoist the topsail! Belay that line! Come aboard a tall ship with a rousing melody to inspire a daring crew on a voyage beyond the far horizon. The surly first mate leads the tune with his battered fiddle & is soon joined by the traditional string band, concertina & bagpipes. Authentic sailing music, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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Full Track - Folk, Sea Shanties
375052 1:46 Medium 105   

NORTHERN LIGHTS   (by RAW Boswin and the Gonnabees )  Year: 2000
RAW Boswin and the Gonnabees Chanty style folk music, Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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Full Track - Folk, Sea Shanties
247785 3:59 Medium 127   

THE HOMEWARD HORNPIPE   (by Audiverse )
Audiverse In the corner of an old Inn a concertina and mandolin strike up a jolly tune, a penny whistle and fiddle join in and soon the crowd's tapping their feet to a happy melody that speaks of good times past. Perfect for genuine scenes of honest folk of the sea or earth. Sure to put a smile on faces. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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Full Track - Folk, Sea Shanties
366062 1:58 Med Slow 101   

MINI ME HEARTY   (by Yes Thats Great )
Yes Thats Great Slightly piratey sailor fun, condensed into a little mini har har me hearty kind of run. A short piece useful for setting a sea scene, ocean going or on board ship. rallentendo (speeding up) to finish. Pirates coming ashore, pub celebrations, seafaring documentaries, travel montage, ocean scenes, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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15sec - Folk, Sea Shanties
296469 0:18 Medium 120   

HASTBOVALS   (by Kepha Peter Martin )
Kepha Peter Martin Solo World Accordion, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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282807 1:18 Fast 151   

WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH THE DRUNKEN SAILOR?   (by Annie McGee )  Year: 2009
Annie McGee Traditional sea shanty, drinking song, with guitar, violin, accordian, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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369107 1:24 Med Slow 83   

UP SHE RISES (60SEC)   (by Alec Makinson )
Alec Makinson Jolly, festive and cheery version of the well known sea-shanty 'What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor' folk song. Conjours up visions of salty old seadogs, pirates and drinking about an old galleon. Played by small accordion or squeeze box ensemble, with whistle & harmonica. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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2 Mixes Available
364109 0:58 Very Fast 200   

WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN (MAIN MIX WITH FX   (by Alec Makinson )
Alec Makinson Jolly & upbeat version of the traditional English folk song from Northumberland. Also known as 'Dance Ti Thy Daddy' or 'Thou shall have a fishy'. Opens with whistle & harmonica, then acoustic guitar joins, building to accordion band style - versions with & w/o sea fx. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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5 Mixes Available
422259 1:34 Med Slow 102   

LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE (30SEC)   (by Alec Makinson )
Alec Makinson Jolly, bright and uptempo version of the famous Sousa march. Light solo version played on piccolos and whistles in the style of a sea shanty. Perfect for all nautical flavoued commercials, documentary, presentations, theme parks & attractions. 30sec commercial length, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, Sea Shanties
472584 0:30 Medium 120   

SAILOR'S HORNPIPE (30SEC COMMERCIAL)   (by Alec Makinson )
Alec Makinson Ahoy Me Hearties! Splice the main brace! Jolly, traditional English folk sea-shanty. Salty old sea dogs at the fore, for this historic accordion ensemble. Ideal for all seafaring & drinking documentaries, drama and 30sec radio & television commercials. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, Sea Shanties
399567 0:31 Fast 162   

THE GUNNERS HORNPIPE   (by Audiverse )
Audiverse A rip roaring traditional style with authentic instruments, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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366074 2:13 Med Slow 91   

THE SAILORS WALTZ   (by Audiverse )
Audiverse Carried by the rhythmic roll of an old sailing ship on a gentle sea this melancholic refrain speaks of loss and regret yet harks to other days of camaraderie and adventure. Played by a small ensemble of traditional strings, concertina and recorder. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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375051 2:16 Medium 106   

THE WHITBY SMUGGLERS SONG BY OCEAN'S 5. POPEYE!   (by Colin Tench )  Year: 2012
Colin Tench A sea shanty. Lighthearted song of smugglers and the excise man. A great anthem to finish a comedy or family feel good movie. Naughty boys at sea. This could have been Thin Lizzie. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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Full Track (This is fun!) - Folk, Sea Shanties
558727 4:49 Med Fast 142   

SWEET HOME WANGEROOGE   (by Hanjo Gabler )  Year: 2014
Hanjo Gabler Sailing on the sea. That's the picture of this sound. It is named by an isle in the northern sea of Germany. Accordeon, Guitar, Piano and Contrabass. Have a listen to this stunning piece of music. It's handmade and warm. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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641016 2:19 Slow   

AMAZING GRACE   (by Pete Bax )
Pete Bax Amazing Grace" is a Christian hymn written by English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807), published in 1779. With a message that forgiveness and redemption are possible regardless of the sins people commit and that the soul can be delivered from despair through the mercy of God. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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378945 1:36 Medium 120   

GO TO SEA NO MORE   (by Really Free Music )  Year: 2003
Really Free Music A traditional Sea Shanty with a bold, beautiful, flowing melody. Celtic Irish and English folk, with male and group vocal, sounding a little drunk at times! Accompanied by medieval recorder, acoustic guitar and bass. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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339621 4:22 Med Slow 86   

LOST AT SEA   (by RAW Boswin and the Gonnabees )  Year: 2011
RAW Boswin and the Gonnabees I was inspired to write this song by the “Bitter Tears” episode of the Discovery Channel’s hit television series, “The Deadliest Catch”. The crew of the Northwestern are faced with an ethical dilemna when their greenhorn's sister dies back on shore while they are in the middle of the Bering Sea. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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452160 4:52 Fast 166   

TEE TIE TOE TUM   (by Masterwerk )  Year: 2004
Masterwerk Sounds like an Irish children's folk song song with whimsical lyric in the style of The Irish Rovers or The New Christy Minstrels. Beautifully recorded with fine vocal and pennywhistle in 6/8 time. This novelty track is unique! Just right for comedy cartoon offbeat film/video, Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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3 Mixes Available
341809 1:50 Slow 72   

TEE TIE TOE TUM (25 SEC WITH FADE)   (by Masterwerk )  Year: 2004
Masterwerk Very well recorded Instrumental short cue featuring penny whistle in the style of The Irish Rovers in 6/8 time this novelty track is unique! Just right for comedy cartoon offbeat film/video, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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3 Mixes Available
341805 0:24 Slow 75   

REEL UNREAL   (by Gary Gibson )  Year: 2009
Gary Gibson Irish reel featuring the hammer dulcimer. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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60sec - Folk, Sea Shanties
361478 0:55 Med Slow 100   

CAPTIAN PUGWASH   (by Annie McGee )  Year: 2009
Annie McGee Captain Pugwash theme, a Sea shanty, popularly know from the TV series of the same name Captain Pugwash played on accordian. Traditional english sea shanty, jolly, light, jig, fun sea song. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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30sec - Folk, Sea Shanties
376901 0:27 Fast 150   

I SAW THREE SHIPS (MAIN MIX)   (by Alec Makinson )
Alec Makinson Traditional festive lively jig or sea-shanty, featuring traditional folk instruments - Flute, Quena, Reed Instrument, Accordion, Bodhran drum, Tambourines, Lute. Christmas how it used to be. Great for traditional festive markets, Xmas muzak & commercials. Main mix & 30sec, Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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2 Mixes Available
442028 1:59 Medium 125   

THE CAPTAIN   (by John Devine )  Year: 2007
Tale of a captain and his ship and all the beautiful, brave and terible things they done, Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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354972 4:52 Med Slow 101   

LET THE BULGINE RUN (15SEC)   (by Bernard Wrigley )  Year: 2011
Bernard Wrigley An authentic, rousing sea shanty from the 19th century telling of a railway engine used at the dockside at ports in the West Indies. Steady, pulsating rhythm with unusual chorus. English concertina, guitar, mandolin & drum featured, and sung with a voice to match! Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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4 Mixes Available
469640 0:16 Fast 160   

DONKEY RIDING (15SEC)   (by Bernard Wrigley )  Year: 2011
Bernard Wrigley An authentic, rousing sea shanty from the 19th century telling of the "Donkey" engine used at the dockside to lift cargoes to and from sailing ships. Steady, pulsating rhythm with unusual chorus. English concertinas, mandolin, fiddle & drums featured; verses & chorus sung with a voice to match! Male Vocals, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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4 Mixes Available
469663 0:14 Med Slow 92   

OLD SAILOR   (by Nelson Hinds )  Year: 2013
Nelson Hinds Cute old sailors song. Think the old man and sea. Think of a crusty old captain telling tails of the sea. Great for documentaries, comedies (Peter Sellers disguised as an old, crusty captain) and film. Instrumental, Folk Music, Sea Shanties | General
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30sec - Folk, Sea Shanties
605279 0:33 Medium 126   
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