Wellerman by Nathan Evans (whaling song in m4r for iPhones)
'Wellerman' is a New Zealand whaling song dating back to the 1830s. It is a folk song, not a sea shanty as some have erroneously categorised it. The "wellerman" in the title refers to the boat/skipper that brought supplies to the shore whaling stations in New Zealand in the 1830s and 40s. The performer is Nathan Evans, a Scottish singer (born 1994) known for singing and popularising sea shanties. This audio file is from the Internet Archive. (2.6 MiB, M4R, 2;33 minutes)
Click here for the complete lyrics of 'Wellerman' and some historical notes.
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- Create Date Tuesday 6th April 2021
- Last Updated Wednesday 26th May 2021