Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women In the late '40s, Folkways Records changed American culture, opening ears to the Anglo-American folk music and blues of Woodie Guthrie and Leadbelly. Almost 50… Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women In the late '40s, Folkways Records changed American culture, opening ears to the Anglo-American folk music and blues of Woodie Guthrie and Leadbelly. Almost 50… 1995-06-20 Various Artists Folk
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Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women (1995)

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Details Release Date: Jun 20, 1995; Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genre: Folk

In the late '40s, Folkways Records changed American culture, opening ears to the Anglo-American folk music and blues of Woodie Guthrie and Leadbelly. Almost 50 years later, the label is still in the business of alerting this country to its own sounds, including Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women, a disc of modern music by Native American women. From rough-hewn traditional chants to sleek folk-pop, Heartbeat's a majestic offering. A

Originally posted Aug 04, 1995 Published in issue #286 Aug 04, 1995 Order article reprints
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