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Variant of chantey.
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Shantey is the director of a private anti-terrorism research firm.
White, American Negro Folk-Songs (1928); Franz Rickaby, Ballads and Songs of the Shantey Boy (1926), lumberjack songs; William Main Doerflinger, Shanteymen and Shanteyboys (1951), sea chanties; John Greenway, American Folksongs of Protest (1953); and Olive Wooley Burt, American Murder Ballads (1958).