A group of “hairy, middle-aged men” from Western Australia’s south coast have been recognised as part of the inspiration for the global sea shanty craze.
- A Scottish version of The Wellerman has peaked at number one on the UK charts
- The version was inspired by a rendition by the Albany Shantymen
- Sea shanties, the working songs of yesteryear, are booming in popularity
The Albany Shantymen have been named in Rolling Stone by TikTok megastar Nathan Evans as the influence for his hit version…