Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways

Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways includes several songs that focus on events of historical and political importance, the most famous of which is "Un Canadian errant." The "Anti-Confederation Song" is a propagandist ditty that figured prominently in a vigorous campaign waged in 1869 to prevent Newfoundland, Britain's oldest overseas colony, from joining the Dominion of Canada. "Chanson de Riel," sung by Métis elder Gaspard Jeannotte (1889–1985) and attributed to Métis leader Louis Riel, is a farewell letter written by a prisoner to his mother as he awaits execution. Riel was convicted of treason and hanged in Regina in 1885 in the aftermath of the Northwest Resistance.
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We'll Rant and We'll Roar: Songs of Newfoundland (FW08771, 1...

We'll Rant and We'll Roar: Songs of Newfoundland (FW08771, 1958)

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Folksongs of Saskatchewan (FW04312, 1963)

Folksongs of Saskatchewan (FW04312, 1963)