The Marblehead Messenger

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The Marblehead Messenger
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Studio album by Seatrain
Released October 1971
Recorded 1971, Seaweed Studios, Marblehead, Massachusetts
Genre Roots Rock, Fusion
Length 40:02
Label Capitol (original release)
One Way (1992 CD reissue)
Producer George Martin
Seatrain chronology
The Marblehead Messenger

The Marblehead Messenger is the third album by the band Seatrain, recorded in 1971. As with Seatrain's previous album, it was produced by George Martin.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Allmusic's brief retrospective review said the album was "better played and sung" and "much more of a band effort" than Seatrain.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Gramercy" (Kulberg, Roberts) 2:59
  2. "The State of Georgia's Mind" (Kulberg, Roberts) 4:01
  3. "Protestant Preacher" (Rowan) 5:23
  4. "Lonely's Not the Only Way to Go" (Baskin) 2:23
  5. "How Sweet Thy Song" (Rowan) 5:00
  6. "Marblehead Messenger" (Kulberg, Roberts) 2:40
  7. "London Song" (Kulberg, Roberts) 4:20
  8. "Mississippi Moon" (Rowan) 3:13
  9. "Losing All the Years" (Kulberg, Roberts) 4:34
  10. "Despair Tire" (Greene, Kulberg, Roberts) 5:29