Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin) - Mountain - Nantucket Sleighride
Label: Island Records - ILPS-9148 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock, Classic Rock
Nantucket Sleighride is the second album by the American hard rock band Mountain. The song and album title is a reference to the experience of being towed along in a boat by a harpooned whale see Nantucket sleighride.
Owen Coffinto whom the song is dedicated, was a young seaman on the Nantucket whaler Essexwhich was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale Alive Again 4:03 - Chicago - Chicago In the aftermath of the wreck, Coffin was shot and eaten by his shipmates.
The instrumental break in the second half of the track uses the melody of the Irish song " Parting Glass ". The closing section of "Nantucket Sleighride" was used as the theme to the long-running British political television show Weekend World A cover version was recorded by British heavy metal band Quartz in The album itself reached number 16 on the Billboard Hot Album Chart in The bonus tracks on the edition include the Chuck Berry Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin) - Mountain - Nantucket Sleighride " Roll Over Beethoven " and the original song "Crossroader", which were released as the A- and B-sides of a promotional single in The latter was later released on Flowers of Evil From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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