Flummies songs of labrador


Flummies - Songs Of Labrador

Format: LP
Label: Kenamu Records, World Record Corp. WRC1-5985
Year: 1988
Origin: Goose Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland
Genre: folk, traditional, Canadiana, Folklore First Nations
Keyword:  First Nations
Value of Original Title: $25.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Canadiana, Newfoundland Labrador, 1980's, Indigenous Canada


Side 1

Track Name
45 Miles from Goose Bay
My Little Cottage Home
Grand River Song
Canadian Waltz
Heading for Fortune
Labrador Rose
Me and Grandpa Louie

Side 2

Track Name
Trappers Alphabet
Wings of an Eagle
Three in One Waltz
Crowd of Jolly Trappers
Geralds Jig - Crackys Reel
Home to Labrador


Flummies songs of labrador

Songs Of Labrador


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The Flummies are an aboriginal group of musicians from Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. The band features Gary O'Driscoll on lead guitars and vocal harmony; Harris Learning on bass guitar; Greg O'Blenis on drums; Richard Dyson on accordion; Alton Best on acoustic guitar, vocal harmonica & background vocals; and George Shiwak on vocals & background vocals.

"Songs of Labrador" was their second album and it was recorded, produced and engineered by Gary O'Driscoll at Homespun Studios, Goose Bay Labrador, August 1988. The cover design was by David E. Willoughby.

The Flummies are renowned for their work to record and preserve the rich and diverse Newfoundland and Labrador culture. Their first release was a 7" entitled "Songs From Labrador" on Kenamu Records / World Record Corp. WRC5-4642. Other albums include: "Labradorimiut", released in 2000, "Way Back Then", released in 2001 "25th Anniversary Album", released in 2003, and their latest album, which won the Aboriginal Recording of the Year at the 2009 East Coast Music Awards, "This is the Life for Me", which was released in 2008.


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