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Harry Robertson: Whale Chasing Men

Harry Robertson: Whale Chasing Men (Larrikin LRF049)

Whale Chasing Men
Songs of Whaling in Ice and Sun
Harry Robertson (1923-1995)

Music for Pleasure MFP8272 (LP, Australia, 1971)
Larrikin Records LRF049 (unauthorisied LP reissue, Australia, 1980)
ScreenSound Australia CD/SSR/WC0022 (CD, Australia, 2001)

Harry Robertson: Whale Chasing Men (ScreenSound Australia CD/SSR/WC0022)

Produced and arranged by Sven Liback;
Recorded at United Sound, Pyrmont, on January 18-19, 1971

Musicians

Harry Robertson, vocals, guitar;
Marian Henderson (1937-2015), lead vocals [7, 9];
Alex Hood, lead vocals [10, 12];
George Golla, guitar;
Ed Gaston, bass;
Richard Brooks, harmonica;
Kemp Fowler, concertina;
George Bennett, fiddle;
Errol Buddle, Flute

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Casting Off (poem) (0.56)
  2. Whale Chasing Men (4.23)
  3. The Antarctic Fleet (4.04)
  4. Processing the Whale (poem) (3.14)
  5. Blubber Laddie (2.59)
  6. Wee Pot Stove (aka Wee Dark Engine Room) (7.45)
  1. Whaling Wife (2.49)
  2. Time for a Laugh and a Song (3.12)
  3. Norfolk Whalers (4.18)
  4. Ballina Whalers (3.12)
  5. Queensland Whalers (4.11)
  6. Murrumbidgee Whalers (3.12)

All tracks by Harry Robertson