Biologist behind 'Songs of the Humpback Whale' reflects on five decades since its releasePlay
Five decades ago, "Songs of the Humpback Whale" was released and would become the most popular nature recording in history. It also led to Congress passing the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Biologist Roger Payne, who produced the album, reflects on the album and its impact.
WBUR's Barbara Moran reports.
This segment aired on July 11, 2022.