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MAGAZINE | BAY BULLETIN

Sea shanties were a fast-growing trend on video-sharing app TikTok.

VIDEO: Sea Shanties Trend on TikTok, Including Bay Musician’s Song

The video-sharing app TikTok is mostly used by teens and 20-somethings, so why is there a sudden surge of videos featuring old, 1800s maritime work songs? Cheryl Costello shows us the surprising “old meets new” viral video trend, with insight from a Chesapeake Bay sea shanty singer. Watch below: