A guide to Nova Scotia’s unofficial theme song: Barrett’s Privateers

The most important lyrics you’ll ever learn.

Welcome to Halifax where the sea is close and the seafarers' affinity for merrymaking is even closer. Where there's pints and perspiration, there's likely this song at least once throughout the evening and for some reason, everyone knows the words. Everyone but you, that is. Fear not, for we're here to help you look like you've been singing the songs of the sea since you popped out the womb. So get in front of the mirror, hit that play button and get practicing—you won't regret it.

ANISA FRANCOEUR
Anisa Francoeur

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