Keeping Rhythm on the Sea: A History of Sea Shanties

Texas A&M University at Galveston opened a new exhibit called Keeping Rhythm on the Sea: A History of Sea Shanties.  Sea shanties were work songs to accompany labor and coordinated shipboard tasks on wind-driven seagoing ships.  The exhibit will run through December 15 at the Jack K. Williams Library.

shanties exhibit 1

shanties exhibit 2

shanties exhibit 4

shanties exhibit 3