Shanty music is a genre of traditional folk music that originated in the maritime culture of the British Isles and North America. It is characterized by its use of sea shanties, which are work songs sung by sailors while performing labor tasks on board ships. The songs often feature call-and-response vocals and are often accompanied by instruments such as the accordion, banjo, fiddle, and guitar. The lyrics often tell stories of life at sea, and the music is often upbeat and lively.

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