Wellerman by Nathan Evans (whaling song in MP3)

'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. (5.9 MiB, MP3, 2;34 minutes)

Check out this informative article!: The Wellerman song: Putting the lyrics in context

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  • Create Date 6 April 2021
  • Last Updated 25 March 2022

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