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Plains Chippewa/Metis Music from Turtle Mountain

Various Artists
Plains Chippewa/Metis Music from Turtle Mountain

From traditional drum songs to French children's songs, from Scottish fiddle dance tunes to contemporary country and rock 'n' roll, this recording presents music heard today on the Turtle Mountain Reservation which straddles the border between the U.S. and Canada. A passionate and lively portrait of the history and daily lives of an indigenous American culture born by the contact of American Indians with Europeans. Compiled and annotated by Nicholas Curchin Peterson Vrooman. Originally issued in 1984 as Folkways 4140. "...[H]aunting..." — Option

Track Listing

101
Soldier's Honor Song Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 3:48
102
New Grass Dance Song Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 3:09
103
Rock Dance Song Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 2:18
104
Go Homing Song Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 2:23
105
Love Song, Round Dance Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 2:20
106
Buffalo Song Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 1:30
107
Many Eagle Set Sun Dance Song Francis Eagle Heart Cree, Boy Joe Fayant, and Leo J. Wilkie 2:10
108
Le Matelot de Montréal (The Sailor from Montreal) Delia LaFloe 1:51
109
Chanson à Boire (Drinking Song) Delia LaFloe 0:31
110
Le Garçon le Moins Heureux (The Most Unhappy Fellow) Fred Parisien 1:17
111
Napoléon Bonaparte Fred Parisien 1:04
112
Old Fred White's 99 Fred Parisien 1:08
113
Adéline Fred Parisien 1:27
114
Chanson à Boire (Bottle Song) Gregory King and Alvina Davis 0:44
115
Beau Clair de la Lune (In the Beautiful Moonlight) Gregory King and Alvina Davis 0:39
116
Ants, Mosquitoes, and Snowball Fricassé Gregory King and Alvina Davis 1:14
117
Le Jaloux (The Jealous Man) Gregory King and Alvina Davis 4:04
118
Le Chanson du Bataille (Song of the Battle) Ojibwa Indian School Children 2:45
119
Soldier's Joy Lawrence Keplin and Fred Allery 1:58
120
Red River Jig Lawrence Keplin and Fred Allery 2:04
121
Quebec Reel Fred Allery, Norbert Lenior 1:49
122
Ragtime Annie Fred Allery and Norbert Lenior 3:58
123
Woodchopper's Breakdown Fred Allery, Norbert Lenior, and George Longie 2:59
124
Irish Washerwoman Ray P. Houle and Norbert Lenoir 1:21
125
Red Wing Ray P. Houle, Norbert Lenoir, and Lawrence Keplin 2:16
126
Big John McNeil Hornpipe Mike and Dorothy Azure Page 1:58
127
Sir John Tupper's March Mike and Dorothy Azure Page 1:25
128
Singing for a Living Thomas Belgarde, Cary F. Poitra, Brian Johnson, Jim "Cub" LaRocque, Dean Malattere, and Clayton Gourneau 3:26
129
One for the Road Thomas Belgarde, Cary F. Poitra, Brian Johnson, Jim "Cub" LaRocque, Dean Malattere, and Clayton Gourneau 3:15
130
Glitter and Romance Rod and Cary F. Poitra, Richard "Blue Eyes" Trottier, Darryl J. Trottier, Clayton Gourneau, and Thomas Belgarde 4:52
131
Space Trip to Nowhere Rod and Cary F. Poitra, Richard "Blue Eyes" Trottier, Darryl J. Trottier, "Mac" Bailey, and Brian Johnson 5:45
132
Bush Music Rod and Cary F. Poitra, Richard "Blue Eyes" Trottier, Darryl J. Trottier, "Mac" Bailey, and Brian Johnson 0:54

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