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Bonnie Shaljean Should women sing chanties (204* d) RE: Should women sing chanties 23 Apr 19

I'm never happy with blanket judgments being made about what any pre-defined group of people "should" or "shouldn't" sing (or dance, or write). Especially since where you tend to hear shanties - usually in clubs/sessions/festivals/showcase events - is within a context of listening, not as hands-on crewing work.

Why on earth shouldn't people sing anything they like without courting disapproval?

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