The new roots album from B.D. Willoughby explores the lives and deaths of historic figures who shaped Saskatchewan, including Louis Riel, Big Bear, and E.A. Partridge.
Here's what the reviewers are saying:
“This is not your granddaddy’s folk music”
The Bicycle Gang (thebicyclegang.com
“The songs’ lyrics tell stories of another time, another place…Listen and learn and enjoy.”
Bill Waiser, Historian
Author of Saskatchewan: A New History
“This type of CD fits in well with what is called for by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada - individual efforts to do something to acknowledge the past and contribute towards healing.”
Professor Blair Stonechild, First Nations University
Author of Loyal ‘til Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion.
“Shades of Gordon Lightfoot”
Darren Patrick (QUE)
released April 29, 2016
Recorded at: SoulSound Studios, Regina SK
Engineer: Orion Paradis
Mastering: Harris Newman, Greymarket Mastering, Montreal PQ
Cover design: Avril Biggin, Bigg In Design, My-Studio.ca
Cover photo credit: Oliver Buell, 1885, SaskArchives R-B427
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