As we near the Biggest Sea Shanty Party on Prince Edward Island, happening this weekend we wanted to share some of our favourite tunes.
With these songs, you’ll be ready to kick your heels up for an authentic Sea Shanty Party in Cavendish Beach during the Always Yours Event! Michael Pendergast, along with guests Leon Gallant, Thomas Kirkham and Ray McDonald have a night of storytelling and music that will have Avonlea Village rockin!
What’s the big deal with Sea Shanty Parties, you might wonder? A traditional folk song that was routinely sung by crew members on board big merchant sailing vessels to keep them focused and motivated while performing the arduous responsibilities of the work.
Enjoy this collection of sea shanty songs, sit back and sing along!
- The Drunken Sailor
Drunken Sailer – Irish Rovers – YouTube
- Roll the Old Chariot Along
Roll the Old Chariot Along – YouTube
- Leave Her Johnny
Leave Her Johnny (Sea Shanty with lyrics) | Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag (OST) – YouTube
- Roll, Boys, Roll
Roll, Boys, Roll! (Sea Shanty with lyrics) | Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag (OST) – YouTube
- The Cruel War
The Cruel Wars – YouTube
- Lowlands Away
Lowlands away (Sea Shanty with lyrics) | Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag (OST) – YouTube
- Blow the Man Down
Blow The Man Down Sea Shanty – YouTube
- Don’t Forget Your Old Shipmate
Don’t Forget Your Old Shipmate – YouTube