In 1967, Katy Payne and her husband Roger Payne were some of the first people to hear recordings of humpback whale song — and the album they released three years later, Songs of the Humpback Whale, became the best-selling environmental album in history. Now Katy is sharing what she’s learned from 50 years of whalesong observation with a group of Canadian musicians, inviting them to learn from and collaborate with whales.
This story comes to us from Radio Canada's The Doc Project. It was edited by Acey Rowe and produced by Veronica Simmonds. You can learn more about The Whalesong Workshop on their website.