Amazing Video Of Sailors Singing Sea Shanty

ViralHogPublished: March 21, 2017391 plays$1.22 earned
Published: March 21, 2017

This is the marine force of Norway coming home from a three-month tour across the Atlantic. Their girlfriends and family were waiting for them at the harbor. The soldiers sang a sea shanty all the way into the port. This video is taken on December 5th, 2015 in Bergen, Norway. Amazing video!

At first, you would think that they were just birds. But if you take a little bit closer… guess what? Yes, they are actually sailors! A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels. The term shanty most accurately refers to a specific style of work song belonging to this historical repertoire. That was awesome! Just a small pet peeve of mine though, it's just "chanty", sea shanty is redundant.

Just imagine living in a time where these were common, just hanging by the docks and hearing awesome songs from around the world as giant boats pulled in! That would be quite amazing, right?

A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels. The term shanty most accurately refers to a specific style of work song belonging to this historical repertoire. However, in recent, popular usage, the scope of its definition is sometimes expanded to admit a wider range of repertoire and characteristics or to refer to a "maritime work song" in general.

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