Jessica Floyd Reflects on TikTok Sea Chanteys during the Pandemic

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Jessica Floyd contextualizes the sudden surge in popularity of sea chanteys on TikTok in The Conversation. These maritime work songs historically served as ways to get through the monotony of deck work and subversively speak truth to power, so she says, it is perhaps unsurprising that these songs resurfaced during the pandemic.

To read more, visit the entire article on The Conversation.

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