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Folk Songs of Saskatchewan (1968)  CD

Folk Songs of Saskatchewan (1968) CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

These folk tunes reflect the great humor and humility of Saskatchewan inhabitants, be they long-time locals or newcomers, that has developed as all have had to negotiate life in a harsh climate and vast, isolated space.

Tracks
1. A Hungry Fox     Wellington Thompson     1:03    
2. O Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie     Herbert Sills     3:27    
3. Barbara Allen     Molly Galbraith     3:42    
4. Johnny Sands     Grace Carr     1:49    
5. Henry My Son     Grace Carr     2:20    
6. The Lakes of Pontchatrain     Sarah Ann Bartley     2:13    
7. The Twelve Days of Christmas (Welsh)     John Thomas     3:28    
8. The Orphan Girl (German)     John H. Gerwing     1:39    
9. In the Carpathian Hills (Ukrainian)     Patricia Pasieka     1:27    
10. The Christmas Song (Ukrainian)     Andy Halapatz     1:42    
11. A Song of Summer (Icelandic)     Olina Asgeirsson Struthers     0:42    
12. Chanson de le Grenouillere (French)     Fr. Rufin Turcotte     3:25    
13. Chanson de Riel (French)     Joseph Gaspard Jeanotte     2:15    
14. A Poor Lone Girl in Saskatchewan     Anne Helderman     3:30    
15. Flunky Jim     Mel Bowker     1:52    
16. Saskatchewan     Jim Young     2:49    
17. E.P. Walker     Frank Hanson     4:37    
18. The Civil War     William Bock     3:50    
19. The Backwoodsman     Robert C. Paul     1:26    
20. Saulteaux Lullaby     Dorothy Francis     0:53    
21. Victory Song (Cree)     Mrs. Roderick Thomas     0:49    
22. The Whipping Song: Sung by Cree, Sioux, and Assinboine     Cree, Sioux and Assiniboine Indians during a performance at a Pow-wow in the Quappelle Valley     1:59    
23. The Grass Song: Sung by Cree, Sioux, and Assinboine     Cree, Sioux and Assiniboine Indians during a performance at a Pow-wow in the Quappelle Valley     0:42    
24. Song of Worship: Sung by Cree, Sioux, and Assinboine     Cree, Sioux and Assiniboine Indians during a performance at a Pow-wow in the Quappelle Valley     0:35


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