This is a work song of the fishermen along the Japan Sea coast, where the workers rowed boats while trawling nets for shellfish. It is associated with bon dances in the Tottori Prefecture.

A full English translation would be appreciated. For now, Wikipedia offers:

The most common words of this folk song starts with "Nan no inga de kaigara kogi narouta?", which means "What destiny has made me to row the boat to catch shellfish?"

See also: Sōran Bushi.