Whalebones and Crosses Lyrics

John Denver

credits


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC , RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC
writers: Joe Henry, Lee Holdridge
album: Track 8 in album Autograph
release date: 1980
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Bluegrass/Folk
length: 4:42

Album Information

label: RCA Victor
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver Autograph cover art

Lyrics

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Whalebones and crosses
Stand against the arctic sky
Wind blows through the graveyard
Where our fallen fathers lie

Eternal snow that covers them
The shadows of the sun
The mighty struggle on the seas
A way of life is run

I'll sing for you my father
For the ancient sacred ways
How the hunter loved the hunted
How the night becomes the day

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dancing With the Mountains
  • 2 The Mountain Song
  • 3 How Mountain Girls Can Love
  • 4 Song for the Life
  • 5 The Ballad of St. Anne's Reel
  • 6 In My Heart
  • 7 Wrangle Mountain Song
  • 8 Whalebones and Crosses
  • 9 American Child
  • 10 You Say That the Battle Is Over
  • 11 Autograph
  • 12 Dance Little Jean
  • 13 On the Wings of an Eagle