Sea Shanties are work songs used on Clippers and trading ships around the world. Passed from sailor to sailor and ship to ship, the songs often told tales of home. The tradition is alive and well in Cornwall, with groups meeting in pubs and quaysides to sing shanty songs old and new.
The Aggie Boys Choir describes itself as “a loosely formed, rag tag bunch of young upstarts from all over Cornwall”. Its songs are 100% original and written by the creative driving force and de facto leader of the group, Samuel Stephens.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx