315893

$40.00

Compilation - The Yellowknife Album: a collection of poetry, music, stories and songs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the capital of the Northwest Territories

Format: LP VARIOUS ARTISTS
Label: Jamadam JAD 004, World Record Corp. WRC1-3406
Year: 1984
Origin: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Genre: poetry, spoken word, stories, Folklore Northwest Territories
Keyword:  Arctic, Yellowknife
Value of Original Title: $40.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Album Various Artists
Websites:  No
Playlist: Northwest Territories, 1980's, Folklore

Tracks

Side 1

Track Name
Mike Ballantyne - The Pioneer Spirit (Gordon Coombs)
Bob MacQuarrie - North Again for Gold (Ed Cook)
Ted Wesley - Glitter of Gold (Doug Leonard)
Stuart Hodgson - Bush Pilot's Monument Dedication (1967)
A Visit to the Miners Mess: Tapwe Chretien - The Commissioner's Jig; George Magrum - Staking At Gordon Lake; Tom Doornbos - The Early Days; Eric Watt - The Prospector
Sharon Ladd - Northern Lights (Susan Harman)
Marina Devine, Bob MacQuarrie & Alex Czarnecki - September 3rd (Doris McCann)
Womenfolk - The Northlands (Heather Bishop)

Side 2

Track Name
Bob MacQuarrie - North Again for Gold
Moon Joyce - Yellowknife Blues
Bob MacQuarrie - Love's Victim (Gordon Coombs)
Pat Buckna - The Wildcat's Closed Now (Midwinter Blues)
Pat Buckna - Jimmy Jesus (Jim Green)
Bob MacQuarrie - North Again for Gold
Pat Buckna - North They Came
Detah Drummers - Traditional Drum Song

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The Yellowknife Album: a collection of poetry, music, stories and songs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the capital of the Northwest Territories

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The Yellowknife Album: a collection of poetry, music, stories and songs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the capital of the Northwest Territories

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A collection of northern music, stories, song and poetry in celebration Yellowknife's 50th anniversary as a community. Combining archive materials from the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre and CBC North with sessions engineered by Richard Harrow in the now-demolished Miner's Mess at the Yellowknife Inn and in City Council chambers, the album features a number of well known local celebrities - Mayor Mike Ballantyne, MLA Bob MacQuarrie, former commission Stuart Hodgson, Metis fiddler and publisher Tapwe Chretien, singer Ted Wesley, poet Jim Green, Pat Buckna, along with the dogs of Old Town and many others.

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