Mentioned in Song: Song Traditions of the Loggers of Newfoundland and Labrador

Mentioned in Song: Song Traditions of the Loggers of Newfoundland and
Labrador is guest produced by Ursula Kelly for the Back on Track series of the Research Centre for Music, Media and Place (MMaP).

The production includes a CD of restored and new arrangements of a wide selection of the logging song repertoire and a booklet that contains a written and pictorial account of the place of song in logging culture in Newfoundland and Labrador, notes on the song composers, performers and collectors, a historical timeline of logging, a logging lexicon, and song lyrics.

The CD was released in January 2015.

 

Please click here for the tracklist.

 

To order your copy of this CD, please click here.

 

 Cut That Timber Down [New Recording]

Shirley Montague, Singer and Guitar
Byron Chaulk, lyrics
Gerald Mitchell, music
Used by Permission
 North Twin Lake [Archival recording]
Obediah Payne, Singer and Guitar
Daniel Obediah Payne, Collector
Used by Permission

 

 

 

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