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RPM Podcast #006: “Six Nations”

From: Lynn Booth
Series: The RPM Podcast
Length: 21:33

Mohawk, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca and Tuscarora. In our sixth episode we look at the music from the Six Nations.

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The Six Nations are a cultural and historical force. Part of that strength in the abundance of musicians who have come from this artistically concentrated area over the years.

RPM talked to blues artist Murray Porter about the Native influence on blues, multi-disciplinary artist and radio host Janet Rogers on her continuation of traditional oratory through spoken word (and feeling “lucky to be be born brown”), and newcomer guitarist/songwriter Joel Johnson who is continuing in the long line of fantastic Six Nations blues artists.

Also, Oneida comedy legend Charlie Hill offers a few wise words.

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Piece Description

The Six Nations are a cultural and historical force. Part of that strength in the abundance of musicians who have come from this artistically concentrated area over the years.

RPM talked to blues artist Murray Porter about the Native influence on blues, multi-disciplinary artist and radio host Janet Rogers on her continuation of traditional oratory through spoken word (and feeling “lucky to be be born brown”), and newcomer guitarist/songwriter Joel Johnson who is continuing in the long line of fantastic Six Nations blues artists.

Also, Oneida comedy legend Charlie Hill offers a few wise words.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Paolo Pietropaolo Paolo Pietropaolo n/a. n/a 2011 :24
Longhouse Young Jibwe n/a. n/a 2011 :48
Beat 2 Young Jibwe n/a. n/a 2011 01:17
Here We Come No-1 Kreuzberg EP. we make with 2007 :14
Not So Far Away Murray Porter Songs Lived & Life Played. Independent 2011 01:33
Dog House Murray Porter Songs Lived & Life Played. Independent 2011 03:11
Rez Bluez Murray Porter Songs Lived & Life Played. Independent 2011 02:10
Colossal Discoveries Janet Rogers Got Your Back. Independent 2011 04:00
When We Were Stars Janet Rogers Got Your Back. Independent 2011 01:18
Bad Luck with Lady Luck Joel Johnson Blues Joose, Vol. 1. Independent 2010 03:39
Make it Right Joel Johnson Blues Joose, Vol. 1. Independent 2010 03:26

Additional Credits

Ostwelve - Host
Jarrett Martineau - Creative Producer
Christa Couture - Production Manager

Related Website

http://rpm.fm/