Whales & Nightingales

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Whales & Nightingales
Studio album by Judy Collins
Released August 1970
Recorded 1970
Genre Folk
Length 42:32
Label Elektra
Producer Mark Abramson
Judy Collins chronology
Who Knows Where the Time Goes
(1968)
Whales & Nightingales
(1970)
Living
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Whales & Nightingales is a 1970 album by Judy Collins. It peaked at No. 17 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts.

The album included material by Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Jacques Brel and Joan Baez, as well as Collins' top-forty version of "Amazing Grace", and the traditional "Farewell To Tarwathie", on which Collins sang to the accompaniment of humpback whales.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Song for David" (Joan Baez) – 3:30
  2. "Sons Of" (Eric Blau, Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Mort Shuman) – 2:26
  3. "The Patriot Game" (Dominic Behan) – 4:06
  4. "Prothalamium" (Michael Sahl, Aaron Kramer) – 1:42
  5. "Oh, Had I a Golden Thread" (Pete Seeger) – 3:57
  6. "Gene's Song" (Traditional) – 1:22
  7. "Farewell to Tarwathie" (Traditional) – 5:31
  8. "Time Passes Slowly" (Bob Dylan) – 3:35
  9. "Marieke" (Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest) – 3:18
  10. "Nightingale I" (Judy Collins) – 2:11
  11. "Nightingale II" (Judy Collins, Joshua Rifkin) – 5:19
  12. "Simple Gifts" (Traditional) – 1:32
  13. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) – 4:03

Personnel[edit]

  • Judy Collins – vocals, guitar, keyboards

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Mark Abramson
  • Engineering & Assistant Producer John Haeny
  • Recording Assistant Greg Fulginiti
  • Cover Concept & Art Direction William S. Harvey
  • Photography Herb Goro

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