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the wellerman

Join musician Janet for this vocal listening challenge

Who would have thought that a 160-year-old sea shanty from New Zealand would   top the charts in 2021? Listen as the crew of a whaling ship long for the Wellerman supply boat to come! 

Watch Janet’s video below, then listen to ‘The Wellerman’ to complete your Listening Challenge!

You will also spot two extra videos below – these are the other two sea shanties that Janet mentions at the end of her video. Which is your favourite sea shanty?

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