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Musical Film Score: Whaler out of New Bedford, and Other Songs of the Whaling Era

Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd
Musical Film Score: Whaler out of New Bedford, and Other Songs of the Whaling Era

Before photography, painted panoramas were often the only images the general public saw of distant lands. One such panorama from 1848, of "wondrous scenes of whaling and faraway islands," inspired a movie about the whaling industry; this album provides the musical score, in addition to familiar whaling songs set in New England, along the coast of South America, and on the Eastern Shore. Liner notes include images of the panorama, background information on whaling, and notes and lyrics for each song.

Track Listing

101
Whaler Out of New Bedford: A Musical Score from the Film Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 23:04
201
The Fitting Out Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 3:40
202
Boney Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 1:16
203
The Bark Gay Head Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 2:45
204
The Boston-Come-All-Ye Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 3:21
205
The Coast of Peru Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 3:27
206
Mary Ann Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 2:23
207
Desolation Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 2:56
208
A Hundred Years on the Eastern Shore Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 1:53
209
Homeward Bound Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and A.L. Lloyd 2:12

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