Sea Shanty Parodies

February 15, 2021

With sea shanties trending on TikTok, some parodies were created

As you have most likely already seen, Sea Shanties have been trending on TikTok. With this trend some parodies have been created, almost all of these parodies are based off the most popular song in this TikTok trend, Wellerman. Here are a few of them.

The Kittyman

This is a parody created by the Trailer Park Boys, the theme of the song as you may have guessed by the title, is related to cats. This theme is due to the character Bubbles, who lives in a toolshed with numerous cats.

Covid Shanty

This is a parody created by Martyn Waitt. This TikTok trend is occurring during the Covid-19 pandemic, and as such this is a topic which many can currently relate to, which explains why this parody went viral.


Recently a group of reddit users on the subreddit wallstreetbets pushed GameStop shares from a low of under $5 to a high of around $350 dollars per share. You can read more about how this occurred here. One of the users decided to record this event with a Sea Shanty.