Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Jason Langley, James Gaddas and Company perform in Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical.PAMELA RAITH/Mirvish in his book Ballads and Marine Songs of Nova Scotia, W. Roy MacKenzie described sea shanties as an “outdated ritual”. That was in 1909. But now the saltwater kind of song is back. Thanks to a lonely Scotsman who sparked a social … Read more