Warren Nelson With the Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers | Riding the Wind

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Riding the Wind

by Warren Nelson With the Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers

Warren Nelson's original music show celebrating the history, spirit and beauty of Bayfield, Wisconsin and The Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Favorite songs are "Over To Old LaPointe" and "Riding The Wind."
Genre: Folk: Progressive Folk
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1. Old Winds (feat. Warren Nelson)
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
2:35 album only
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2. Brand New Town
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
5:48 $0.99
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3. These Islands
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
1:07 album only
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4. Wenabojoo/These Islands
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
2:31 album only
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5. Old Voyageur / A St. Malo
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1:58 $0.99
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6. Envoyons
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1:54 $0.99
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7. This Island
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1:00 album only
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8. Constellation Lapointe (feat. Warren Nelson)
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
1:18 album only
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9. Over to Old Lapointe
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
3:54 $0.99
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10. Back When
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
7:47 $0.99
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11. Sawdust Flats
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
4:09 $0.99
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12. Keeper of the Light
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
5:09 $0.99
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13. Dock Song (feat. Warren Nelson)
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
3:57 $0.99
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14. Off to the Fishing Grounds
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
3:27 $0.99
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15. Flood Song
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
5:05 $0.99
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16. Riding the Wind (feat. Warren Nelson)
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
9:19 $0.99
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17. Chequamegon Waltz
Blue Canvas Orchestra and Singers
7:25 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Warren Nelson has written over 500 songs in his 48 year career in show business. He has composed and written or co-created with Betty Ferris, eighteen multi-media music shows which celebrate places, people and histories. Examples are Riding The Wind, the show that was responsible for the founding of Lake Superior Big Top Chautuaqua in Bayfield, Wisconsin, 30th Star, the state of Wisconsin's official sesquicentennial show, Old Minnesota: Song of the Northstar for Minnesota's sesquicentennial, Take It To The Lake, a celebration of Lake Superior, Keeper of the Light and Play Ball!, his Music Hall Baseball Show, and most recently Take Me To The Islands, Warren has been given an honorary Doctorate in the Humanities from the University of Wisconsin, made a fellow by the Wisconsin Humanities Commission and named Minnesotan of the Year in 2007. He has recorded 11 original CDs and wrote a book entitled Ballyhoo! Backstage Big Top, the story of his years at Big Top Chautauqua. He continues to write and perform throughout the Midwest.

This CD of Riding The Wind was recorded live at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua on July 23, 1993.The Blue Canvas Orchestra members are Don Pavel— guitar, vocals, Jack Gunderson— bass,vocals, Tom Mitchell— drums, vocals, Bruce Bowers— fiddle, Bruce Burnside— mandolin, vocals, Warren Nelson— banjo, guitar, vocals. The Blue Canvas Singers are: Sally Kessler, Mary Bondeson, Lisa McGinley, Janet Bewley, and Phil Anich. Gerry DePerry is the storyteller.

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