The Whaler's Dues Song Lyrics

Jethro Tull


writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 8 in album Rock Island
release date: 1989-8-21
popularity : 64 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Classic Rock/Blues Rock
length: 7:53

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Rock Island cover art


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Money speaks. Soft hearts lose.
The truth only whispers.
It's the whaler's dues.
I've been running on diesel.
Been running on coal.
Running on borrowed time,
If truth's to be told.
Two whales in the ocean,
Cruising the night
Search for each other
Before we turn out their light.

Been accused of deep murder
On the North Atlantic swell,
But I have three hungry children


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Kissing Willie
  • 2 The Rattlesnake Trail
  • 3 Ears of Tin
  • 4 Undressed to Kill
  • 5 Rock Island
  • 6 Heavy Water
  • 7 Another Christmas Song
  • 8 The Whaler's Dues
  • 9 Big Riff and Mando
  • 10 Strange Avenues