The Shanty Book Part I Sailor Sea Shanties With Lyrics and Music A shanty (also spelled "chantey," "chanty") is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels. Mongolian Throat Singing From Marco Polo 370 / Messer Marco Polo, with Messer Nicolo and Messer Waffeo, returned from. Review of H. HowortKs History of the Mongols, Part I. ( The Athen-…