Sea Shanty TikTokers

February 01, 2021

The Top Sea Shanty TikTokers

As you most likely already know, a recent trend on the social media app TikTok, sea shanties were trending. This is due to a string of viral videos from an assortment of creators. If you are interested in sea shanty TikTok, here are some ideas on who to follow. Please note these are mentioned in no particular order.

Nathan Evans

Nathan Evans began uploading sea shanty TikTok's in December 2020 and is one of if.. if not the originator of the trend. His rendition of "Wellerman" as of January 2021 has racked up over 10 million views.

Follow him here: @nathanevanss

David Coffin

You may have heard this name before! David Coffin has previous viral videos on YouTube and he is not only a Musician and Performer, but an Educator, you can visit his personal site here. David has been performing since 1980 and his experience shows through his TikTok's.

Follow him here: @chanteyman

Seán Dagher

You may recognize Seán as well! Seán runs a YouTube channel featuring a Shanty each week. If you do not recognize him by the name, you may recognize him by his voice for his work on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Follow him here: @seandagher

Martyn Waitt

Martyn's a self described sea dog and recently went viral for his "Covid Shanty", but he has many other great renditions of other Shanties.

Follow him here: @martynwaitt

The Longest Johns

The Longest Johns are a very popular a cappella folk music band with not only renditions of popular songs of days past but original works. You can find them on any of your favorite streaming platforms and you can now also find them on TikTok!

Follow them here: @thelongestjohns

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Looking for more? Simply liking and following the above will result in you being displayed even more Sea Shanty content on your TikTok "For You" page!