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Musical Score from the Film

Whaler Out of New Bedford

Based on the Original Panorama of a
Whaling Voyage Round the World,
And Other Songs of the Whaling Era.

Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd, Peggy Seeger: Whaler Out of New Bedford (Folkways FS 3850)

Whaler Out of New Bedford and Other Songs of the Whaling Era
Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd, Peggy Seeger

Old Dartmouth Historical Society ODHS/1 (LP, USA, 1963)
Folkways FS 3850 (LP, USA, 1962)
Smithsonian Folkways FW03850 (CD/download, USA, 2004 or earlier)

Publishing/Copyright: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
All rights reserves

The film was produced by Francis Thompson, Inc., documentary film maker of New York;
Written and photographed by Adam Giffard

Arrangement for the film score and songs by Peggy Seeger and Ewan MacColl;
Tongan music recorded by Dr. James Spillius;
La Marsellaise arranged by Paul Fran

Whaling commentary by Philip F. Purrington, Curator of the Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts;
Jacket design: Keturah Kowalke;
The woodcut on the album cover is from the original handbill that was used when the Panorama was displayed in 1848

Liner notes (PDF) at Smithsonian Global Sound

Musicians

Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd, Peggy Seeger, vocals;
Louis Killen, Charles Parker, Joe Higgins, John Reavey, Ian Logan, chorus;
Peggy Seeger, banjo, guitar, autoharp;
Alf Edwards, concertina, oracina;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1: Whaler Out of New Bedford:
A Musical Score from the Film (23.01)
Side 2: Songs of the Whaling Era
  1. [EM] Blow Ye Winds Hi-Ho (Roud 5650)
  2. [ALL] Blow Boys Blow (Roud 703; G/D 1:2)
  3. [PS, ALL] Tom's Gone to Hilo (Roud 481; Henry H53d)
  4. [EM] Off to Sea Once More (Roud 644; Laws D7)
  5. [EM] The Greenland Whale Fishery (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9)
  6. (Hawaiian war chant)
  7. [EM] Blow Ye Winds Hi-Ho (Roud 5650)
  8. (Tahitian hula)
  9. [EM] The Harbour of Typee
  10. La Marseillaise
  11. [ALL] Blood Red Roses (Roud 931)
  12. [EM] Now We're Laying in Rio
  13. [EM, ALL] Goodbye Fare You Well (Roud 927; G/D 1:5; Henry H53a)
  1. [EM] The Fitting Out (3.37)
  2. [ALL] Boney (Roud 485) (1.13)
  3. [EM] The Bark Gay Head (Roud 2008) (2.42)
  4. [PS] The Boston Come-All-Ye (Roud 472) (3.18)
  5. [EM] The Coast of Peru (Roud 1997; Laws D26) (3.24)
  6. [PS] Mary Ann (Roud 4438) (3.24)
  7. [EM] Desolation (Roud 2010) (2.53)
  8. [EM] A Hundred Years on the Eastern Shore (Roud 926) (1.50)
  9. [EM] Homeward Bound (Roud 927; G/D 1:5; Henry H53a) (2.11)