Captain James Cook's Journeys

by Tim Hunter

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To mark the 250th anniversary in 2018 of the first of Captain James Cook’s three historic Pacific voyages, which commenced at Plymouth in August 1768, Frederick McKinnon and myself, Tim Hunter, decided to create a new, shortened, 90 min version of our longer musical play. We decided to call this new play 'Captain Cook’s Journeys'. This new version of the play has fewer songs, and two new songs plus some lyric changes to songs from the original play.

For the first time all the songs from the new play are available on one CD. The new play also features a song ('Too Soon') written by Hawaiian composer John Saclausa.

Not only does the story highlight the importance of Whitby to Cook’s early years and his life-long friendship with Quaker ship-owner Captain John Walker but it also seeks to engage the audience by depicting many of James Cook’s great accomplishments as an 18th century explorer and man of the Enlightenment. The central dramatic arc of the piece traces the great captain’s historical and emotional path from his aspiration to sail North Yorkshire colliers to his tragic murder by natives on the shore of Kealakekua Bay in Hawaii. Additionally, the loving and sometimes conflicted relationship between James Cook and his wife, Elizabeth, is touchingly rendered in stirring scenes and songs (“Distant Hearts”, “So Long Gone”, “I Am the Man I Have to Be” and “Too Soon”). And, the joy, hardships and spirit of late 1700s seafaring life is captured in “A Life on the Ocean Wave”, “Ice Islands” and “Land Ho!”.

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released June 27, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Tim Hunter. All rights reserved. This work is registered with the UK Copyright Service: Registration No: 284700072

Produced by Tim Hunter for Northern Soundscapes

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Northern Soundscapes is Tim Hunter's music label. He is a singer/songwriter/producer. His musical compositions range from ballads through to classic rock and have been enjoyed by audiences both in Europe and the United States.

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Track Name: Prospects Of Adventure
Prospects of Adventure
(Music: Tim Hunter, Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

LET PROVIDENCE AND FORTITUDE
BE THE WINDS THAT FILL MY SAILS
TO ACHIEVE MY LIFE’S AMBITION
AND LEAD ME ON GREAT MISSIONS

AS A YORKSHIRE FARM BOY
ROSEBERRY TOPPING I WOULD CLIMB
TO VIEW THE SEA BEYOND THE SHORE
OTHER WORLDS MEANT TO FIND

A TOILING VILLAGE SHOP LAD
WITH TEEMING OCEAN NEAR
I’D SENSE A PASSION IN MY SOUL
AS SAILORS’ TALES I’D HEAR

Goddamit! It’s time to be master of my fate.

ON WHITBY SHIPS I’LL GO
TO SAIL THE GREAT NORTH SEA
I’LL STUDY SEAMANSHIP AND STARS
THERE’S SOMETHING CALLING ME

LET PROVIDENCE AND FORTITUDE
BE THE WINDS THAT FILL MY SAILS
TO ACHIEVE MY LIFE’S AMBITION
AND LEAD ME ON GREAT MISSIONS

LIFE ON LAND IS NOT FOR ME
I WANT TO BE FREE
I CAN SEE . . .
PROSPECTS OF ADVENTURE
PROSPECTS OF ADVENTURE

LET PROVIDENCE AND FORTITUDE
BE THE WINDS THAT FILL MY SAILS
TO ACHIEVE MY LIFE’S AMBITION
AND LEAD ME ON GREAT MISSIONS

PROSPECTS OF ADVENTURE
PROSPECTS OF ADVENTURE
Track Name: Life On The Ocean Waves
Life on the Ocean Wave
(Lyrics from a poem by Epes Sargent ; Music: Tim Hunter)

A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE!
A HOME ON THE ROLLING DEEP!
WHERE THE SCATTERED WATERS RAVE
AND THE WINDS THEIR REVELS KEEP,
LIKE AN EAGLE CAGED I PINE
ON WHITBY”S FAMILIAR SHORE,
OH, GIVE ME THE FLASHING BRINE,
THE SPRAY AND THE TEMPEST’S ROAR!

WITH COMFORT AND SAFETY GONE
WE SET SAILS UPON THE YARD
TO TRAVEL THE GREAT BEYOND
OUR COURAGE AND STRENGTH UNMARRED
WE’LL VISIT FOREIGN DOMAINS
WITH VIGOR AND GOOD CHEER
BUT OUR LONGINGS WILL REMAIN
TO BE ON OUR SEA SO DEAR
Track Name: Loyalty And Love
Loyalty and Love
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

I’VE SURVIVED GREAT BATTLES
AND FOUGHT THE RAGING SEA
BUT NEVER GAVE MY HEART
TO A LASS SO DEAR TO ME.

AT THIS TIME IN MY LIFE
I SHOULD BE A MARRIED MAN
I WOULD LIKE A WIFE AND CHILDREN
WILL SHE GIVE ME HER HAND?

IN A WORLD OF CHANGING FORTUNE
TWO THINGS DO ENDURE
LOYALTY AND LOVE
LOYALTY AND LOVE

I’LL PLEDGE MY HEART FOREVER
OF THAT I CAN BE SURE
LOYALTY AND LOVE
LOYALTY AND LOVE

I’VE NOT BEEN VERSED IN ROMANCE
WILL I KNOW WHAT TO SAY?
HOW CAN I LET HER KNOW
I CAN SEE OUR WEDDING DAY?

(ELIZABETH enters and approaches JAMES.)
ELIZABETH
A little early for dinner, Mr. Cook. Father said you were in this morning to have a talk with him. Will you have your usual ale?

JAMES
No thank you, Miss Batts. Hot tea will be fine.

I ONCE KNEW LITTLE SWEET BETH
AS ONLY A DARLING CHILD
BUT NOW SHE’S A WOMAN
TODAY MY HEART’S BEGUILED

I’VE NOT BEEN VERSED IN ROMANCE
BUT I WILL KNOW WHAT TO SAY
AND I MUST LET HER KNOW
I CAN SEE OUR WEDDING DAY

I’LL PLEDGE MY HEART FOREVER
OF THAT I CAN BE SURE
LOYALTY AND LOVE
LOYALTY AND LOVE
Track Name: Too Soon
Too Soon
(Music: John Saclausa; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

IS IT TOO SOON
FOR ME TO LOVE
A MAN AS BOLD AND BRAVE AS HE?
IN ALL THE WORLD I’VE NOT MET ONE
WHO CAN BE SO PRECIOUS TO ME

IS IT UNWISE
FOR ME TO LOVE
A HUSBAND SO OFTEN AT SEA?
ALONE WITH MY PRAYERS AND MY FEARS
IS THAT WHAT MY MARRIAGE SHOULD BE?

BUT OUR LOVE CAN BE . . .
THE SUNRISE OF MY MORNING
THE SUNSHINE OF MY NOON
THE AMBER OF MY SUNSET
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT

IS IT NOT UNWISE
TO CURB MY LOVE
FOR THE SOUL I MOST ADMIRE?
FOOLISH OR NOT, MY CHOICE IS CLEAR
LOVING HIM IS MY ONE DESIRE

OUR LOVE CAN BE
THE SUNRISE OF MY MORNING
THE SUNSHINE OF MY NOON
THE AMBER OF MY SUNSET
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT
Track Name: Distant Hearts
DISTANT HEARTS
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon and Tim Hunter)

ONE LITTLE STAR
SHINING IN HEAVEN
RIGHT THERE FOR US TO SEE
A GUIDING LIGHT
A VISION TO SHARE
A PRECIOUS PRIZE FOR YOU AND FOR ME

(ELIZABETH)
ONE DISTANT GLEAM
HIGH UP ABOVE US
A TOUCH OF GOD’S DESIGN
A GIFT FOR TWO
A SYMBOL OF LOVE
WILL EVER REMIND ME THAT YOU ARE MINE

(JAMES and ELIZABETH)
THOUGH MILES AND TIME
MAY LIVE BETWEEN OUR DAYS
OUR SOULS WILL NEVER BE FAR
WHENEVER WE LOOK TO OUR STAR

DISTANT HEARTS
FOLLOWING THE SAME STAR
WE’LL NEVER BE APART
WE’LL NEVER BE FAR

(JAMES)
ONE HOPEFUL SIGN
WHEN MISSING YOU MOST
FROM LAND OR FROM SEA

(ELIZABETH)
A BRILLIANT SIGHT
A FEELING TO HOLD
TO BRING MY CHERISHED LOVE BACK TO ME

(JAMES and ELIZABETH)
THOUGH MILES AND TIME
MAY LIVE BETWEEN OUR DAYS
OUR SOULS WILL NEVER BE FAR
WHENEVER WE LOOK TO OUR STAR

DISTANT HEARTS
FOLLOWING THE SAME STAR
WE’LL NEVER BE APART
WE’LL NEVER BE FAR

(JAMES)
ONE HOPEFUL SIGN
WHEN MISSING YOU MOST
FROM LAND OR FROM SEA

(ELIZABETH)
A BRILLIANT SIGHT
A FEELING TO HOLD
TO BRING MY CHERISHED LOVE BACK TO ME

(JAMES and ELIZABETH)
DISTANT HEARTS
FOLLOWING THE SAME STAR
WE’LL NEVER BE APART
WE’LL NEVER BE FAR
Track Name: Land Ho
Land Ho!
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

FIFTY-NINE DAYS UPON THE SEAS
RATIONS OF SALT BEEF, GRUEL AND PEAS
TODAY, TOMORROW—THE SAME ROUTINE
THE ONLY FEMALES . . . ARE IN OUR DREAMS
TODAY, TOMORROW— THE SAME ROUTINES
SEARCHING FOR LAND NOBODY HAS SEEN

LAND HO! LAND HO!
A PROMISED LAND?
WE DO NOT KNOW
LAND HO! LAND HO!
MAN THE YARDS;
TRIM THE SAILS
LAND HO! LAND HO!
LAND HO! LAND HO!

NATIVES WITH CLUBS AND POINTY SPEARS
WOMEN WITH FLOWERS BEHIND THEIR EARS
STRANGE TRIBES WHO MUNCH ON FLESH
CAN PUT OUR HUMANITY TO THE TEST
FRESH PICKED FRUIT AND FRESH SHOT GAME
DAILY MEALS NOT ALWAYS THE SAME

LAND HO! LAND HO!
LAND HO! LAND HO!

INDIVIDUALS AND/OR GROUPS
EXOTIC AND LUSTY NEW LANDS
MIGHT PERHAPS BE ALMOST AT HAND
NEVER KNOW WHAT SIGHTS WE MIGHT SEE
MAKIN’ SOME BRITISH HISTORY
CAPTAIN COOK WILL DIRECT OUR WAY
GRUB AND GIRLS—OUR HOPE FOR TODAY

LAND HO! LAND HO!
A PROMISE LAND?
WE DO NOT KNOW
LAND HO! LAND HO!
MAN THE YARDS;
TRIM THE SAILS
LAND HO! LAND HO!
LAND HO! LAND HO! . . . LAND HO!
Track Name: So Long Gone
So Long Gone
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

ELIZABETH
IN TIMES LIKE THESE
I WANT YOU BY MY SIDE
TO SHARE OUR FATES
AND WITHSTAND THE TIDES
ELIZABETH
WE PLEDGED OUR LOVE
TO ENDURE THE YEARS
WE LOOKED TO LIFE’S FORTUNE
WITH HOPE AND NO FEARS

SO LONG GONE
WHERE CAN YOU BE?
SO LONG GONE
AT SEA – AT SEA
I SEARCH IN THE STARS
FOR THE ONE WE MADE OURS
SO LONG GONE
SHOULDN’T YOU BE HERE WITH ME?

I KNOW MY ROLE
AS A DISCOVERER’S WIFE
BUT I LONG FOR
A LESS LONELY LIFE

SOME DAYS I’M STRONG
AND I BEAR THE PAIN
WE MADE OUR VOWS
JAMES, YOU’RE NOT TO BLAME

SO LONG GONE
WHERE CAN YOU BE?
SO LONG GONE
AT SEA – AT SEA
I SEARCH IN THE STARS
FOR THE ONE WE MADE OURS
SO LONG GONE
SHOULDN’T YOU BE HERE WITH ME?

DON’T YOU KNOW . . .
I LOVE YOU
I NEED YOU
I MISS YOU

SO LONG GONE
WHERE CAN YOU BE?
SO LONG GONE
AT SEA – AT SEA

I SEARCH IN THE STARS
FOR THE ONE WE MADE OURS
SO LONG GONE
WHY AREN’T YOU HERE WITH ME?
Track Name: Blue Horizons
Blue Horizon
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)


LET ME SEE A BLUE HORIZON
AND AN ISLAND WILL BE FOUND
ALLOW ME THE VAST PACIFIC
NOT A CITY WHERE I’M BOUND
I WANT A BLUE HORIZON . . . BLUE HORIZON

I AM A SON OF LAND
HAILED AS MASTER OF THE SEA
THE OCEAN IS IN MY SOUL
AND THE WIND DOES SET ME FREE

I’VE GONE FARTHER THAN ANY MAN
I’D SAIL FROM POLE TO POLE
MY CHARTS WILL BE MY LEGACY
I’VE BEEN TWO TIMES AROUND THE GLOBE

LET ME SEE A BLUE HORIZON
AND AN ISLAND WILL BE FOUND
ALLOW ME THE VAST PACIFIC
NOT A CITY WHERE I’M BOUND
I WANT A BLUE HORIZON . . . BLUE HORIZON

I know I’ve been away from my family a great deal—for years at a time .
But once my objectives have been achieved, I always returned.

HOME TO MY SONS AND BETH
ACROSS THE AZURE SEAS
BACK TO MY HEART’S DESIRE
IS WHERE I OUGHT TO BE

NOW MY JOURNALS DO I WRITE
SOME PROM’NENT MAPS BEGUN
AT HOME WITH BETH AND BOYS
HONOR AND POSITION WON

YET WHEN I SEE A BLUE HORIZON
AN ISLAND WILL BE FOUND
ALLOW ME THE VAST PACIFIC
NOT A CITY WHERE I’M BOUND
BLUE HORIZON . . . BLUE HORIZON
Track Name: A National Treasure
A National Treasure
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

(ALL)
OUR NATIONAL TREASURE IS AT HOME
BACK FROM THE SEAS HE LOVES TO ROAM
ASTRONOMER, PHILOSOPHER . . .
CAPTAIN COOK –MEASURE FOR MEASURE
A NATIONAL TREASURE

(NOBLES, GENTLEMEN & LADIES)
WE’RE BORN OF STERLING STOCK
WAITING FOR THE MAN OF THE YEAR
A PROVEN AND WORTHY PEER
JAMES COOK IS JUST LIKE US

(SERVANTS & OTHERS)
WE’RE JUST SOME COMMON FOLK
WAITING FOR THE MAN OF THE HOUR
NOT BORN TO WEALTH OR POWER
JAMES COOK IS JUST LIKE US

(ALL)
SAFE AND SECURE, OUR HERO’S HOME
BACK FROM THE SEAS HE LOVES TO ROAM
LOYALIST, HUMANIST . . .
CAPTAIN COOK – MEASURE FOR MEASURE
A NATIONAL TREASURE

(OMAI)
TOOTIE, SO NICE AND KIND
HE A DOOD FRIEND OF MINE

(BANKS and SOLANDER)
A TRUE MAN OF OUR TIME
WITH QUALITIES SUBLIME

(MARGUERITE)
WHEN CHEERLESS AND DOWN ON MY LUCK
MY INSPIRATION IS CAPTAIN COOK

(WILLIAM)
HIS MIND HELPED FURTHER HIS AMBITION
I CAN BE PART OF THAT TRADITION

(ALL)
SAFE AND SECURE, OUR HERO’S HOME
BACK FROM THE SEAS HE LOVES TO ROAM
PRAGMATIST, SCIENTIST . . .
CAPTAIN COOK – MEASURE FOR MEASURE
A NATIONAL TREASURE . . .
A NATIONAL TREASURE
Track Name: I Am The Man I Have To Be
I AM THE MAN I HAVE TO BE
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

(JAMES)
I AM THE MAN I HAVE TO BE
NEEDING TO PURSUE A NEW AMBITION
WITH HONOR, COURAGE AND FIDELITY
FULFILLING ROYAL NAVY TRADITION

(ELIZABETH)
I LOVE YOU FOR THE MAN YOU ARE
NOT FOR GLORY OR FAME
I JUST NEED YOU NEAR ME

(JAMES)
I AM THE MAN I HAVE TO BE
SAILING A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
FOR THE WHOLE OF HUMANITY TO SEE
TO GUARANTEE OUR FAMILY LEGACY

(ELIZABETH)
I KNOW YOUR DREAMS ARE ALWAYS BOLD
AND CARRY YOU TO DISTANT SHORES
WE JUST WANT YOU WITH US

(JAMES)
I AM THE MAN I HAVE TO BE
ONE LAST ACT ON THE VAST PACIFIC STAGE
UPON THE WAVES THAT SET MY SPIRIT FREE
AND I’LL REMAIN AT HOME THROUGH MY OLD AGE

THE NORTHERN ROUTE I’LL SWIFTLY FIND
THAT WILL BE MY FINAL PAGE
PLEASE, BETH, JUST BELIEVE IN ME

(ELIZABETH)
YOU ARE THE MAN YOU HAVE TO BE
NEEDING TO PURSUE A NEW AMBITION
MY MISTER COOK—I’LL LOVE YOU ETERNALLY
COME HOME QUICKLY AFTER YOUR GREAT MISSION
Track Name: The Old Man Has Seen Better Days
THE OLD MAN HAS SEEN BETTER DAYS (Music : Tim Hunter, Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

THE OLD MAN HAS SEEN BETTER DAYS
WE BEST BE CAREFUL WHAT WE SAY
WE’RE JUST SOME BLOKES BEFORE THE YARD
TENDING T0 RIGGIN’ FORE AND AFT
‘ROUND THE HORN WE GLADLY CAME
THOUGHT WE’D GAIN A LITTLE FAME
BUT NOW AT SEA AND DISCONTENT
WONDERIN’ WHEN HARDSHIP WILL RELENT

THE OLD MAN HAS SEEN BETTER DAYS
WE BEST BE CAREFUL WHAT WE SAY
NEVER THOUGHT ON OCEAN WAVES
WE’D HARBOUR THOUGHTS OF MUTINOUS WAYS
MAYBE WE NEED TO BE A LITTLE BRAVE
BETTER STILL . . . WE’LL JUST HOPE AND PRAY
THE OLD MAN HAS SEEN BETTER DAYS
WE BEST BE CAREFUL WHAT WE SAY
Track Name: Cook's Lament
Cook’s Lament
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

THERE WAS A TIME
WHEN GOALS WERE SET
OBJECTIVES MET
PASSIONS PURE
MY FAME SECURE

DREAMS AND ASPIRATIONS TURN TO DUST
TAINTED BY MAN’S DESIRES AND LUST
HOW EASY TO BECOME FORTUNE’S FOOL
THE WINDS OF FATE TURN BITTER AND CRUEL

I NEVER ASKED FOR AN EASY COURSE
I NEVER THOUGHT THERE WOULD BE NO COST
FAIR WEATHER COMES AND GOES
BUT WHY NOW? WHY NOW
DO I FEEL DISPIRITED AND LOST?

AREN’T I THE SAME JAMES COOK?

YET MY SWEET BETH SEEMS SO FAR AWAY
I FEAR FOR MY LITTLE BOYS TODAY
HAVE I BEEN LED BY PURE AMBITION
IN TAKING ON THIS FUTILE MISSION?

DREAMS AND ASPIRATIONS TURN TO DUST
TAINTED BY MAN’S DESIRES AND LUST
HOW EASY TO BECOME FORTUNE’S FOOL
THE WINDS OF FATE TURN BITTER AND CRUEL

I MUST RESOLVE TO FIGHT THE TIDE
SECURE PROVIDENCE ON MY SIDE
HAVEN’T I DONE IT TIMES BEFORE?
I MUST SUCCEED JUST ONCE MORE

AREN’T I THE SAME JAMES COOK?

THERE WAS A TIME
WHEN GOALS WERE SET
OBJECTIVES MET
PASSIONS PURE
MY FAME SECURE

AM I NOT THE SAME JAMES COOK?
AM I NOT THE SAME JAMES COOK?
Track Name: Ice Islands
Ice Islands
((Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

(SAILOR)
STRONG GALES, DENSE FOG
FROZEN DAGGERS HANGING FROM THE YARDS

A WOODEN VESSEL—FRAGILE AND SLIGHT
WANDERING THROUGH A WILDERNESS OF WHITE

BRUTAL COLD, CHILLED TO THE BONE
WILL I NEVER EVER SEE MY HOME?

(COOK)
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

(SAILOR)
HOW FAR? HOW FAR?

(COOK)
IS OUR GOAL

(SAILOR)
HOW FAR? HOW FAR?

(COOK)
I’LL GO AS FAR AS MAN CAN GO.

(SAILOR)
CRUEL SLEET, PIERCING FROST
GOING FURTHER—BUT AT WHAT COST?

GIANT ICE HILLS PASS US BY
IF ONE SHOULD STRIKE, WE ALL WILL DIE

OMINOUS WHITE FIELDS LIE AHEAD
LOCKED IN ICE IS A SAILOR’S DREAD

(COOK)
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

(SAILOR)
HOW FAR? HOW FAR?

(COOK)
IS IT HERE?

(SAILOR)
HOW FAR? HOW FAR?

(COOK)
HOW FAR SHOULD MEN BE FORCED TO GO?

(SAILOR)
AN ICE ISLAND WORLD
OF BEAUTY AND HORROR
FEELING ADMIRATION, SENSING DANGER

(SAILOR)
ICE ISLANDS EVERYWHERE
DEEPENING EACH MAN’S FEAR

(SAILOR)
THIS GHOSTLY EERINESS
ONLY ADD TO OUR DISTRESS
SEA LIONS AND SNOW BEARS DWELL HERE WELL
FOR A BRITISH TAR THIS IS HELL

(COOK)
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

(SAILOR)
HOW FAR? HOW FAR?

(COOK)
IS IT REAL?

(SAILOR)
HOW FAR? HOW FAR?

(COOK)
WE’VE GONE AS FAR AS MAN SHOULD GO
Mr. Burney, set our course south, south west.I feel forced to concede there is little prospect of finding the Northwest Passage here.
Track Name: Godspeed Captain Cook
GODSPEED, CAPTAIN COOK
(Music:Tim Hunter; Lyrics Frederick McKinnon)

YOUR OCEAN BIDS YOU
AS IT ONCE AND ALWAYS HAS
TO EARN YOUR LAURELS OF DISTINCTION
YOUR OCEAN BIDS YOU

YOUR OCEAN BIDS YOU
TO YOUR FINAL RESTING PLACE
WITH HONOR AND FAME LEFT BEHIND
YOUR OCEAN BIDS YOU

GODSPEED, CAPTAIN COOK
A MAN UNLIKE ANY OTHER
YOU’VE GUIDED US THROUGH THICK AND THIN
EVER BEING OUR GUIDING LIGHT
EVER STRIVING TO DO WHAT’S BEST
WE’LL CARRY ON YOUR FINAL QUEST
GODSPEED, CAPTAIN COOK

(MARINES fire salute.)
BURNEY
Okay, men, get back to work. It’s what the captain would have wanted

GODSPEED, CAPTAIN COOK
YOUR JOURNALS AND CHARTS-- FINALLY DONE
THE STORM WITHIN IS CALM AT LAST
YOUR SOUL’S TURMOIL—A MYSTERY
YOUR EXPLOITS PART OF HISTORY
GODSPEED, CAPTAIN COOK
Track Name: Too Soon (Reprise)
Too Soon
(Music: John Saclausa; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

HE DIED TOO SOON
THE MAN I LOVE
GONE—NEVER TO COME HOME
NEVER MORE TO FEEL HIS WARM EMBRACE
HEARTBREAK . . . FEELINGS SO SO ALONE

WHY DID HE GO
THIS VERY LAST TIME?
ASPIRATION HIS DEMISE
JUST ONCE MORE ON THE OCEAN WAVE
HAPPINESS WITH HIM NOW DIES

HOW CAN OUR LOVE BE
THE SUNRISE OF MY MORNING
THE SUNSHINE OF MY NOON
THE AMBER OF MY SUNSET
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT . . .
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT?

HE’S GONE TOO SOON
HIS JOURNEY’S DONE
A MAN FOR ALL THE WORLD TO KNOW
HIS LEGACY FOR ALL MANKIND
MR. COOK, I LOVE YOU SO

YES, OUR LOVE WILL BE
THE SUNRISE OF MY MORNING
THE SUNSHINE OF MY NOON
THE AMBER OF MY SUNSET
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT . . .
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT
Track Name: A National Treasure (Reprise)
A National Treasure (Reprise)
I’LL FIND WHERE THE REAL TRUTH LIES
(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

(ALL)
TO ONE AND ALL, LET HIM BE KNOWN
A HERO ON THE SEAS, HE LOVED TO ROAM
SCIENTIST, HUMANIST
CAPTAIN COOK—MEASURE FOR MEASURE
HE IS A WORLD-RENOWN TREASURE

NOW AND ALWAYS LET IT BE TOLD
THE STORY OF ONE STRONG AND BOLD
ASTRONOMER, PHILOSOPHER, SCIENTIST, HUMANIST
CAPTAIN COOK—MEASURE FOR MEASURE
HE IS A WORLD-RENOWN TREASURE

(James)
LET PROVIDENCE AND FORTITUDE
BE THE WINDS THAT FILL MY SAILS
TO ACHIEVE MY LIFE’S AMBITION
AND LEAD ME ON GREAT MISSIONS

(Elizabeth)
YES OUR LOVE CAN BE . . .
THE SUNRISE OF MY MORNING
THE SUNSHINE OF MY NOON
THE AMBER OF MY SUNSET
THE CANDLE OF MY NIGHT

(James)
THEY SAY THIS SON OF LAND
IS CALLED MASTER OF THE SEA
ONLY THE WORLDWIDE OCEANS
AND THE WIND CAN SET ME FREE
Track Name: Let Peace Prevail (In New Zealand)
LET PEACE PREVAIL (IN NEW ZEALAND)

(Music: Tim Hunter; Lyrics: Frederick McKinnon)

TWO MIGHTY PEOPLES
NOBLE TRIBES AND ROYAL CROWN
IN GOD’S EYES WE'RE EQUAL
WILL BE KNOWN TO ALL THE WORLD

TWO MIGHTY NATIONS
HISTORIES BOLD AND BRAVE
WITH RIGHTEOUS ASPIRATIONS
WILL BE KNOWN TO ALL THE WORLD

LET PEACE PREVAIL IN NEW ZEALAND
LET PEACE PREVAIL
LET PEACE PREVAIL IN NEW ZEALAND
LET PEACE PREVAIL

TWO MIGHTY SAGAS
OF COURAGE, CRAFT AND ART
BOTH WITH HUMAN DRAMAS
WILL BE KNOWN TO ALL THE WORLD

TWO MIGHTY LANDS
ACHIEVING PEACE AND HONOR
HOLDING OUT OUR HANDS
WILL BE KNOWN TO ALL THE WORLD

LET PEACE PREVAIL

ONE MIGHTY DESIGN
TRADING AND ADVANCEMENT
LESSONS FOR MANKIND
WILL BE KNOWN TO ALL THE WORLD

LET PEACE PREVAIL IN NEW ZEALAND
LET PEACE PREVAIL
LET PEACE PREVAIL IN NEW ZEALAND
LET PEACE PREVAIL

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