Peter LaFarge on the Warpath

Peter LaFarge on the Warpath

Peter La Farge FW02535 / FN 2535

Discrimination, prejudice, alcoholism, and poverty ― American Indians of the 20th century faced them all. In this album, folksinger and American Indian Peter La Farge sings about his people’s struggles and reminds us, “For the red man and the black man / The yellow, white and brown / We walk this road together/ And this road is freedom bound.”

Year Released 1965
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1965 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk; Struggle & Protest
Country(s) United States
Instrument(s) Drum
Subject(s) Ballads; Civil rights movement--United States; Folksong revival; Protest songs; Topical songs

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101 Ira Hayes (Ballad of Ira Hayes) Peter La Farge 3:35
102 Johnny Half-Breed Peter La Farge 4:17
103 Radioactive Eskimo Peter La Farge 1:11
104 The Crimson Parson Peter La Farge 3:10
105 Move Over, Grab a Holt Peter La Farge 1:40
106 Gather Around Peter La Farge 2:31
107 If I Could Not Be an Indian Peter La Farge 1:17
201 Drums Peter La Farge 5:27
202 White Girl Peter La Farge 3:03
203 I'm an Indian, I'm an Alien Peter La Farge 1:20
204 Stampede Peter La Farge 2:22
205 Please Come Back, Abe Peter La Farge 2:44
206 War Whoop Peter La Farge 2:30
207 Father, Oh My Father Peter La Farge 2:32
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