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The Shire and the Hobbits

Bilbo's Song

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3|4|8 Bilbo's Song
[00:00-02:57] Doug Adams stated that this music was written specifically for the ROTK Fan Credits and was never intended to be used in the film. "Yes, (Howard Shore) wrote that beautiful, beautiful theme… it’s the absolutely final variation on the Shire material and it could turn a stone-hearted cynic into a poet. I remember getting a call from London during the ROTK DVD recording sessions. They had a few questions for me regarding fan scroll music, and mentioned at the time, “Oh, Howard wrote one more song for the boys.” I was shocked, because he wasn’t in the practice of writing new pieces for the credits. “He just felt like he should.” How great is that?"