Watch hundreds of people sing a sea shanty together, virtually

Watch hundreds of people sing a sea shanty together, virtually

At this point, we’re all pretty sick of anything to do with video calls, but The Longest Johns have managed to do something surprising and cool. 

The folk group rounded up nearly 500 people to sing the sea shanty, “Leave Her Johnny.” The end result it a pretty neat recording, but what’s really cool is seeing all kinds of folks singing (and signing) along with the song. When the frame zooms out, and you see the joyful looks of folks doing their part, it’s pretty cool.

As the band wrote in its description of the video, “Hopefully this video gives you a bit of optimism for the future at the end of such a dreary year.” Read more…

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