music The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists  

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Sea shanty artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good sea shanty bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top sea shanty bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Sea shanty groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all sea shanty bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest sea shanty bands of all time, since the most famous sea shanty artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best sea shanty music.

You can click on the sea shanty band names to see more information about that particular notable sea shanty group. If they're near the top of the best sea shanty artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top sea shanty bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the sea shanty band names themselves.

The Coral and Captain Bogg & Salty are only the beginning of the artists on this list. Make sure to upvote the best sea shanties on this list to see them rise to the top. Be sure to thumbs up artists like Banana Boat or Hank Cramer if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in sea shanty music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new sea shanty bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of sea shanty, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into sea shanty music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good sea shanty bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent sea shanty bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best sea shanty bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest sea shanty musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular sea shanty bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Banana Boat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Banana Boat Folk music, Sea shanty, A cappella

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EKT-Gdynia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
EKT-Gdynia Sea shanty

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Bounding Main is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Bounding Main Folk music, Sea shanty, A cappella

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The Widow's Bane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
The Widow's Bane Gothic rock, Klezmer, Sea shanty

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Salty Walt and the Rattlin' Ra... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Salty Walt and the Rattlin' Ratlines Americana, Folk music, Sea shanty

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Woods Tea Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Woods Tea Company Folk music, Sea shanty

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Hank Cramer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Hank Cramer Folk music, Sea shanty, Country

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Caleb Deupree is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Stewpy added Caleb Deupree

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The Coral is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
The Coral Indie pop, Psychedelic folk, Country pop

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Captain Bogg & Salty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sea Shanty Bands/Artists
Captain Bogg & Salty Rock music, Sea shanty, Children's music