The Traveller Songbook
|Title:||The Traveller Songbook|
|External Links:||songbook online here; archived link to cassette info; CD version here|
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The Traveller Songbook is a collection of filksongs by Julia Ecklar (a John W. Campbell Award–winning science fiction author & a singer and writer of filk music), artwork by Todd Hamilton, Marj Ihssen, Ben Thomas, Barb Fister-Liltz and Edwin Zamora. It was published in 1981 with a limited edition of 200 copies and contains 72 pages. Cover by Todd Hamilton.
According to one eBay seller: "The book contains a general introduction and intro to each song, by Julia Ecklar - filk songs for Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars, Star Trek and others. Hand-written tablature by Joe Ellis, lyrics and guitar chords."
Eventually, Julia made a series of recordings that were transferred to CD in 2006. A copy of the songbook came included with the CD.
- The Traveller
- Song for Petiron
- The Spaceman's Prayer
- A Last Evening's Dream
- Gambler's Lament
- The Light That Died