Mudcat Café message #57591 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4257   Message #57591
Posted By: shiloh
07-Feb-99 - 10:31 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Shenandoah
Subject: RE: Song info:
everyone seems to be spelling the term chanty as shanty. the New Christy Minstrels, in the sixties, claimed to have found it among a broad group of works by american writers and on one of their album liner notes they also said that they found evidence of it in Great Britain while on a tour there.