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Flummies

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Origin: Goose Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland
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The FlummiesThe Flummies are an Aboriginal music group from the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Their name comes from a traditional Labrador trappers’ bread. The group was founded in 1978, and has released several albums of traditional music.

Flummies (flum`-meez`) n. - traditional Labrador trappers’ bread using a mixture of flour, salt and baking powder

The Flummies are a five (5) piece aboriginal music group which are home-based in the Central Labrador community of Happy Valley - Goose Bay. The Flummies are prominently known for recording and preserving the historical, cultural and traditional songs of Labrador. The indigenous influences of the Innu, Inuit and Metis people have been intertwined over the last 250 years, to produce songs which tell stories of the people who have survived hard times and have seen all the beauty the Labrador landscape has to offer.

Popular Labrador recording artists, The Flummies, will release their third album in 14 years, entitled "Labradorimiut", on their own label Kenamu Records. Including the famed title song, this album contains new and old classic songs of Labrador, depicting the life and the culture of the people.

Since their 1988 release of their second album, "Songs of Labrador", The Flummies have sold thousands of albums and have performed around the province of Newfoundland and Labrador at many festivals and conferences. Included in their touring was a five show performance in Germany in 1989 and twenty-eight shows at the base of the CN Tower in June 1999.

Hard-to-find release from this aboriginal music group hailing from the Canadian province of Newfoundland & Labrador. Prominently know for recording and preserving the historical, cultural and traditional songs of Labrador. The indigenous influences of the Innu, Inuit and Metis people have been intertwined over the past 250 years, to produce songss which tell stories of the people who have survived hard times and have seen all the beauty the Labrador landscape has to offer. Including the famed title track, this album contains new and old classic songs of Labrador, depicting the life and the culture of the people.

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